Election for the constituency of Somerton and Frome on 6 May 2010.

An election to the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Somerton and Frome, held as part of the general election on 6 May 2010.

Liberal Democrats hold by David Heath with a majority of 1,817 - 3.0% - on a turnout of 74.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HEATH, David LD 28,793 47.5% 3.8%
REES-MOGG, Annunziata Con 26,976 44.5% 1.9%
OAKENSEN, David Lab 2,675 4.4% -6.4%
HARDING, Barry UKIP 1,932 3.2% 1.3%
WARRY, Niall ILEU 236 0.4% -

An electorate of 81,548, having a valid vote count of 60,612 and an invalid vote count of 78.

Result declared at 02:35 on 7 May 2010. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.

This constituency of Somerton and Frome was established by the 2010-2024 boundary set for England. This election was the first held under that boundary set. Any holds, gains and vote change percentages as a result of this election are calculated from notional results.