The County of Somerset within England
Elections to Somerset County Council were held on Thursday, 5 May 1977, when the whole council of 56 members was up for election.
The result was that the Conservatives retained their control, winning 44 seats, a gain of eight. Independents ended with nine county councillors, a loss of two, and Labour with three, a loss of four, but the Liberals lost both their seats and ended with none.
|Party||Seats||Gains||Losses||Net gain/loss||Seats %||Votes %||Votes||+/−|
|Conservative||44||8||0||+ 8||78.6 %|
|Independent||9||0||2||- 2||16.1 %|
|Labour||3||0||4||- 4||5.4 %|
|Liberal||0||0||2||- 2||0 %|