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

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats by Rebecca Pow with a majority of 15,491 - 26.8% - on a turnout of 69.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
POW, Rebecca Con 27,849 48.1% 5.9%
GILMOUR, Rachel LD 12,358 21.3% -27.7%
BAILHACHE, Laura UKIP 6,921 12.0% 8.3%
GUILD, Neil Lab 5,347 9.2% 4.1%
MARTIN, Clive Green 2,630 4.5% -
RIGBY, Mike Ind 2,568 4.4% -
GERMAN, Steve TUSC 118 0.2% -
GAULD, Bruce Ind 96 0.2% -

An electorate of 83,221, having a valid vote count of 57,887 and an invalid vote count of 158.

Result declared at 07:09 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.