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Election for the constituency of Somerton and Frome on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Somerton and Frome, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats by David Warburton with a majority of 20,268 - 33.6% - on a turnout of 72.4%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
WARBURTON, David Con 31,960 53.0% 8.5%
RENDEL, David LD 11,692 19.4% -28.1%
DIMMICK, Alan UKIP 6,439 10.7% 7.5%
SIMON, Theo Green 5,434 9.0% -
OAKENSEN, David Lab 4,419 7.3% 2.9%
ANGELL, Ian Ind 365 0.6% -

An electorate of 83,281, having a valid vote count of 60,309 and an invalid vote count of 168.

Result declared at 05:37 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.