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Election for the constituency of North East Somerset on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of North East Somerset, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Conservative hold by Jacob Rees-Mogg with a majority of 12,749 - 24.9% - on a turnout of 73.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
REES-MOGG, Jacob Con 25,439 49.8% 8.5%
FOREMAN, Todd Lab 12,690 24.8% -6.8%
BLABER, Ernie UKIP 6,150 12.0% 8.6%
HOBHOUSE, Wera LD 4,029 7.9% -14.4%
BOYCE, Katy Green 2,802 5.5% 4.2%

An electorate of 69,380, having a valid vote count of 51,110 and an invalid vote count of 153.

Result declared at 05:30 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

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.