Bridgwater and Somerset West - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Bridgwater and Somerset West constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameBridgwater and Somerset West
RegionSouth West
1st in 2017Conservative
2nd in 2017Labour
Swing To Lose13.26%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017Conservative
Election 2015Conservative
Election 2010Conservative
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Conservative

Election 2017

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative32,11155.11%+9.16%
Labour16,66328.60%+10.99%
Liberal Democrat6,33210.87%-1.56%
UKIP2,1023.61%-15.56%
Green1,0591.82%-3.02%
Majority15,44826.51%-
Turnout58,26765.25%-2.39%
Electorate89,294--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-0.91%-
Conservative hold

Election 2015

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative25,02045.95%+0.67%
UKIP10,43719.17%+14.39%
Labour9,58917.61%+0.49%
Liberal Democrat6,76512.42%-15.88%
Green2,6364.84%+3.27%
Majority14,58326.78%-
Turnout54,44767.64%+1.33%
Electorate80,491--
Swing from Conservative to UKIP-6.86%-
Conservative hold

Election 2010

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative24,67545.28%+2.21%
Liberal Democrat15,42628.31%+4.38%
Labour9,33217.13%-8.80%
UKIP2,6044.78%N/A
Minor1,2822.35%N/A
Green8591.58%N/A
Others3150.58%N/A
Majority9,24916.97%-
Turnout54,49366.31%+2.53%
Electorate82,180--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-1.08%-
Conservative hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative21,91843.07%N/A
Labour13,19625.93%N/A
Liberal Democrat12,17723.93%N/A
Others3,6017.08%N/A
Majority8,72217.14%-
Turnout50,89263.78%N/A
Electorate79,790--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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