2017 Somerset County Council election

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All 55 seats to Somerset County Council
28 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Con
LD
Lab
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Labour
Last election 29 seats, 35.0% 18 seats, 26.1% 3 seats, 11.8%
Seats won 35 12 3
Seat change Increase 6 Decrease 6 Steady
Popular vote 78,107 52,145 15,453
Percentage 47.0% 31.4% 9.3%
Swing Increase 12.0% Increase 5.3% Decrease 2.5%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Ind
Grn
Party Independent Green
Last election 2 seats, 2.9% 0 seats, 4.3%
Seats won 3 2
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 2
Popular vote 7,814 7,822
Percentage 4.7% 4.7%
Swing Increase 1.8% Increase 0.4%

2017 Somerset County Council Election Results Map.svg
2017 Somerset County Council Election Results Map

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2017 Somerset County Council election took place on 4 May 2017 as part of the 2017 local elections in the United Kingdom.[1] All 55 councillors were elected from 54 electoral divisions which each returned either one or two county councillors by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office.

Results summary

Somerset County Council election, 2017
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 35 9 3 +6 63.6 47.0 78,107 +12.0
  Liberal Democrats 12 5 11 –6 21.8 31.4 52,145 +5.3
  Labour 3 0 0 10.9 9.3 15,453 –2.5
  Independent 3 1 0 +1 10.9 4.7 7,814 +1.8
  Green 2 2 0 +2 3.6 4.7 7,822 +0.4
  UKIP 0 0 3 –3 0.0 2.9 4,747 –17.0
  Liberal 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 76 +0.0

Results by division

Bishops Hull & Taunton West

Bishops Hull & Taunton West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Hunt 1,147 35.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Simon Nicholls 976 30.1 –5.0
Conservative Jason Wayne Woollacott 841 26.0 –7.0
Labour Charlie Grabham 195 6.0 –1.6
Green Julian McLeod Mellor 80 2.5 -2.8
Majority 171 5.3 N/A
Turnout 3,239 43.3 +6.3
Registered electors 7,473
Independent gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Blackdown & Neroche

Blackdown & Neroche[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Bryan Thorne 1,556 47.3 +13.2
Liberal Democrats Ross Henley * 1,414 43.0 +7.2
Labour Madeleine Spears 189 5.7 –0.6
Green Roy Snelling 132 4.0 –0.2
Majority 142 4.3 N/A
Turnout 3,291 40.0 +3.0
Registered electors 8,220
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Blackmoor Vale

Blackmoor Vale[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Wallace * 1,905 63.1 +11.1
Liberal Democrats Sarah Joanne Dyke 752 24.9 +9.7
Green Oliver Hugh Arnold Dowding 188 6.2 N/A
Labour Michael Andrew Yianni 173 5.7 –2.6
Majority 1,153 38.2 +10.7
Turnout 3,018 43.0 +6.0
Registered electors 7,025
Conservative hold Swing

Brent

Brent[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bob Filmer 1,917 67.8 +2.5
Liberal Democrats Tony Gore 537 19.0 –1.0
Labour Janty Marsden 216 7.6 –7.1
UKIP David Robert Willis 159 5.6 N/A
Majority 1,380 48.8 +3.5
Turnout 2,829 36.4 +5.4
Registered electors 7,767
Conservative hold Swing

Bridgwater East & Bawdrip

Bridgwater East & Bawdrip[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hall * 1,337 55.2 +18.1
Labour Diogo Rodrigues 662 27.3 +1.8
Liberal Democrats Mike Senior 425 17.5 +11.7
Majority 675 27.8 +22.3
Turnout 2,424 28.3 +4.3
Registered electors 8,557
Conservative hold Swing

Bridgwater North & Central

Bridgwater North & Central[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dave Loveridge * 593 45.7 –18.2
Conservative Pele Barnes 510 39.3 +16.7
Liberal Democrats Antony Nickolls 196 15.1 +1.6
Majority 83 6.4 –35.0
Turnout 1,299 20.8 +4.8
Registered electors 6,905
Labour hold Swing

Bridgwater South

Bridgwater South[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leigh Redman * 954 51.0 –11.7
Conservative Lance Duddridge 727 38.8 +1.5
Liberal Democrats Daniel Alexander Kelly 191 10.2 N/A
Majority 227 12.1 –13.3
Turnout 1,872 24.0 +4.0
Registered electors 7,795
Labour hold Swing

Bridgwater West

Bridgwater West[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ann Bown * 1,289 59.0 +20.4
Labour Tony Heywood 606 27.8 +2.8
Liberal Democrats Michelle Denise Phillips 288 13.2 +6.0
Majority 683 31.3 –21.9
Turnout 2,183 27.9 +3.9
Registered electors 7,837
Conservative hold Swing

Brympton

Brympton[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Josh Williams 1,021 47.3 +19.2
Liberal Democrats Sam Crabb * 819 37.9 –1.4
Labour Dan Marks 128 5.9 –1.9
UKIP Anthony Power 126 5.8 –16.2
Green Kek Long 66 3.1 N/A
Majority 202 9.3 N/A
Turnout 2,160 33.2 +3.2
Registered electors 6,501
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Burnham on Sea North

Burnham on Sea North[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Burridge-Clayton * 1,485 47.5 –2.8
Liberal Democrats Mike Murphy 1,183 37.9 +10.5
UKIP Brian Royston Hobbs 278 8.9 N/A
Labour Colin Michael Price 178 5.7 –7.0
Majority 302 9.7 –13.2
Turnout 3,124 38.7 +5.7
Registered electors 8,079
Conservative hold Swing

Cannington

Cannington[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Caswell 1,737 63.6 +2.8
Liberal Democrats Jill Dillamore 620 22.7 +2.6
Labour Philip St Lawrence King 374 13.7 –5.4
Majority 1,117 40.9 +0.2
Turnout 2,731 37.1 +4.1
Registered electors 7,353
Conservative hold Swing

Castle Cary

Castle Cary[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Lewis * 2,062 60.5 +16.8
Liberal Democrats Henry Hobhouse 1,192 35.0 +0.8
Labour Sean Adam Dromgoole 153 4.5 +0.4
Majority 870 25.5 +16.0
Turnout 3,407 44.9 –1.1
Registered electors 7,587
Conservative hold Swing

Chard North

Chard North[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Amanda Jane Broom 1,445 46.4 +21.1
Conservative Martin John Wale 1,286 41.3 +11.5
UKIP Nigel Charles Pearson * 252 8.1 –25.3
Labour John Wardman Schofield 132 4.2 –3.3
Majority 159 5.1 N/A
Turnout 3,115 39.7 +2.7
Registered electors 7,846
Liberal Democrats gain from UKIP Swing

Chard South

Chard South[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gemma Trudy Verdon 756 31.6 +8.8
Independent Dave Bulmer 659 27.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jason Paul Baker 603 25.2 –13.0
UKIP Peter Martin Heather 217 9.1 –19.9
Labour Melissa Louise Whittaker-Mather 161 6.7 +1.0
Majority 97 4.0 N/A
Turnout 2,396 36.6 +4.6
Registered electors 6,541
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Cheddar

Cheddar[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Philip Taylor 1,395 50.4 +11.2
Liberal Democrats Tim Shaban 945 34.1 +15.1
Labour Norma Scanion 250 9.0 –6.6
UKIP Helen Dorothy Hims 178 6.4 –19.8
Majority 450 16.3 +3.2
Turnout 2,768 38.3 +6.3
Registered electors 7,225
Conservative hold Swing

Coker

Coker[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Alexander Keating 1,885 52.2 +14.4
Liberal Democrats Mick Clark 1,406 38.9 +7.6
Green Peter Bysouth 184 5.1 +0.3
Labour Jane Elizabeth Carter-Uren 135 3.7 –2.0
Majority 479 13.3 +6.8
Turnout 3,610 48.9 +3.9
Registered electors 7,473
Conservative hold Swing

Comeytrowe & Trull

Comeytrowe & Trull[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alan Wedderkopp * 1,790 47.5 +7.6
Conservative Andy Sully 1,496 39.7 +8.7
Labour Liam David Canham 219 5.8 –0.7
Green Cathy Parmenter 132 3.5 –0.2
UKIP Bill Lukins 128 3.4 –16.3
Majority 294 7.8 –1.1
Turnout 3,765 47.8 +1.8
Registered electors 7,873
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Crewkerne

Crewkerne[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mike Best 1,364 43.9 –2.1
Conservative Marcus Morton Barratt 1,294 41.7 +16.9
Labour Gary David Swain 276 8.9 +4.2
UKIP Arthur Sidney Hamlin 172 5.5 –14.2
Majority 70 2.3 –18.9
Turnout 3,106 44.1 +3.1
Registered electors 7,045
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Curry Rivel & Langport

Curry Rivel & Langport[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clare Aparicio Paul 1,801 47.2 +5.0
Independent Andrew Lee 930 24.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Julia Mary Frances Gadd 623 16.3 –12.2
Labour Stephen Peter Tilley 173 4.5 +1.1
Green Stephen Peter Tate 157 4.1 –5.0
UKIP Barbara Mary Jell 130 3.4 13.4
Majority 871 22.8 +9.1
Turnout 3,814 45.3 +1.3
Registered electors 8,416
Conservative hold Swing

Dulverton & Exmoor

Dulverton & Exmoor[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frances Mary Nicholson * 2,234 75.4 +11.6
Liberal Democrats Peter Charles Pilkington 394 13.2 N/A
Labour Graham Robert Kennedy 191 6.4 –4.9
UKIP Ivor Dennis Jones 146 5.0 –19.9
Majority 1,840 62.1 +23.2
Turnout 2,963 45.9 +6.9
Registered electors 6,450
Conservative hold Swing

Dunster

Dunster[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christine Mary Lawrence * 1,470 53.1 +12.7
Liberal Democrats James Damian Tudor Wall 732 26.4 +17.5
Labour Lesley Culverhouse 300 10.8 –3.4
UKIP Adrian Behan 147 5.3 –23.1
Green Paul Donald Dennett 120 4.3 –3.8
Majority 738 26.7 +14.7
Turnout 2,769 40.9 +4.9
Registered electors 6,763
Conservative hold Swing

Frome East

Frome East[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Martin John Dimery 983 33.8 N/A
Conservative Eve Berry 979 33.6 +8.8
Liberal Democrats Alvin John Horsfall * 678 23.3 –12.3
Labour David Alan Oakensen 271 9.3 –7.1
Majority 4 0.1 N/A
Turnout 2,911 34.0 +7.0
Registered electors 8,554
Green gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Frome North

Frome North[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Oliver * 1,551 51.5 +15.8
Liberal Democrats Adam Owen Matthew Boyden 1,085 36.0 –1.3
Green Pepita Collins 375 12.5 N/A
Majority 466 15.5 N/A
Turnout 3,011 42.0 +3.0
Registered electors 7,175
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Frome West

Frome West[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green John Clarke 987 35.4 N/A
Conservative Jo Beale 801 28.7 +9.3
Liberal Democrats Damon John Hooton 680 24.4 –17.8
Labour Theresa Mary Philomena Clark 243 8.7 –10.0
Liberal Derek * 76 2.7 N/A
Majority 186 6.7 N/A
Turnout 2,787 34.6 +5.6
Registered electors 8,064
Green gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Derek (full name Derek Tanswell) was elected as a Liberal Democrat in 2013[26]

Glastonbury & Street (2)

Glastonbury & Street (2 seats)[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terry Napper * 2,573 43.8
Liberal Democrats Liz Leyshon 2,272 38.7
Liberal Democrats Nick Cottle 2,037 34.7
Conservative David Albert George Swain 1,650 28.1
Green Jon Cousins 1,196 20.4
Labour Emma Jane King 697 11.9
Labour Jane Ratcliffe 530 9.0
Independent Simon Michael Carswell 433 7.4 N/A
UKIP Keith Anthony Hooper 358 6.1
Turnout 5,873 37.1
Registered electors 15,813
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Highbridge & Burnham South

Highbridge & Burnham South[28]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Charles Woodman * 1,065 47.5 +10.4
Liberal Democrats John David Parkes 767 34.2 +4.7
Labour Lucy Scanlon 213 9.5 –7.3
UKIP Lorna Irene Bromley Corke 197 8.8 N/A
Majority 298 13.3 +5.8
Turnout 2,242 29.7 +2.7
Registered electors 7,557
Conservative hold Swing

Huntspill

Huntspill[29]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Healey * 1,810 68.0 +24.5
Liberal Democrats Phil Harvey 513 19.3 +8.6
Labour Chelsea Joan Chadwick 337 12.7 –0.2
Majority 1,297 48.8 +38.1
Turnout 2,660 35.6 +0.6
Registered electors 7,465
Conservative hold Swing

Ilminster

Ilminster[30]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Patricia Vijeh * 1,736 53.4 +24.3
Liberal Democrats Carol Ann Goodall 980 30.2 +4.5
Green Peter Lansdown 203 6.3 –2.2
UKIP Don Kinder 169 5.2 –23.6
Labour Ian Rupert Mackillop 160 4.9 –1.6
Majority 756 23.3 +23.0
Turnout 3,248 39.6 –0.4
Registered electors 8,192
Conservative hold Swing

King Alfred

King Alfred[31]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David John Huxtable * 1,744 52.3 +6.2
Liberal Democrats Emma Munt 1,146 34.4 +20.1
UKIP Anthony John Edward Betty 232 7.0 –11.9
Labour Lynne Morgan 210 6.3 –0.8
Majority 598 17.9 –9.3
Turnout 3,332 42.0 +6.0
Registered electors 7,924
Conservative hold Swing

Lydeard

Lydeard[32]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mike Rigby * 1,356 48.1 –5.8
Conservative Roger Keith Habgood 1,055 37.4 +5.5
Liberal Democrats James Russell 204 7.2 –2.7
Labour Jonathan Frederic Gray 115 4.1 –0.1
Green Clive Patrick Martin 88 3.1 N/A
Majority 301 10.7 –11.3
Turnout 2,818 38.1 –1.9
Registered electors 7,389
Independent hold Swing

Martock

Martock[33]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Brian Bloomfield 2,075 63.5 +29.7
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Paul Davies 923 28.3 –6.1
Labour Peter Charles Ludbrook 268 8.2 +0.1
Majority 1,152 35.3 N/A
Turnout 3,266 39.0 +3.0
Registered electors 8,383
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Mendip Central & East

Mendip Central & East[34]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip John Ham * 1,730 60.0 +19.8
Liberal Democrats Claire Louise Hudson 579 20.1 –12.4
Green Jono Ekin 322 11.2 +6.1
Labour Marc James Peel 251 8.7 +1.9
Majority 1,151 39.9 +32.1
Turnout 2,882 39.2 –0.8
Registered electors 7,356
Conservative hold Swing

Mendip Hills

Mendip Hills[35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Pullin 1,626 57.8 +14.8
Liberal Democrats Melissa Coate 683 24.3 +12.4
Green David Hine 197 7.0 –1.6
Labour G. Paul Turner 191 6.8 –4.2
UKIP Simon Smedley 115 4.1 –21.4
Majority 943 33.5 +15.9
Turnout 2,812 37.4 +4.4
Registered electors 7,511
Conservative hold Swing

Mendip South

Mendip South[36]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Anthony Hewitt-Coope 1,801 56.5 +17.3
Liberal Democrats Robert John Reed 1,044 32.8 +0.8
Green Theo Simon 340 10.7 +4.5
Majority 757 23.8 +16.6
Turnout 3,185 43.1 +2.1
Registered electors 7,392
Conservative hold Swing

Mendip West

Mendip West[37]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Noel * 1,666 47.8 +10.0
Liberal Democrats Ros Wyke 1,660 47.6 +13.3
Labour Daniel Croose 159 4.6 –0.4
Majority 6 0.2 –3.3
Turnout 3,485 47.2 +5.2
Registered electors 7,389
Conservative hold Swing

Minehead

Minehead[38]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mandy Jayne Chilcott 1,290 43.3 +21.0
Liberal Democrats Marcus Kravis 839 28.1 +4.5
UKIP Terry Venner * 609 20.4 –7.6
Labour Maureen Anne Smith 243 8.2 +3.2
Majority 451 15.1 N/A
Turnout 2,981 44.3 +5.3
Registered electors 6,735
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Monkton & North Curry

Monkton & North Curry[39]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David John Andrew Fothergill * 2,254 66.5 +19.8
Liberal Democrats Ray Tully 836 24.7 –1.8
Green Andy Pritchard 297 8.8 +5.7
Majority 1,418 41.9 +21.7
Turnout 3,387 41.2 –0.8
Registered electors 8,213
Conservative hold Swing

North Petherton

North Petherton[40]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bill Revans 1,435 51.3 +18.3
Conservative Richard James Brown * 1,187 42.4 +8.4
Labour Jane Grenfell 178 6.4 –4.1
Majority 248 8.9 N/A
Turnout 2,800 40.5 +8.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Rowbarton & Staplegrove

Rowbarton & Staplegrove[41]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rod Williams 1,125 40.1 +12.4
Liberal Democrats Jefferson Andrew Horsley 1,018 36.3 +4.3
Independent Bob Bainbridge 290 10.3 N/A
Labour Brenda Dawn Weston 250 8.9 –5.4
Green Alan William Debenham 119 4.2 –1.5
Majority 107 3.8 N/A
Turnout 2,802 38.8 +6.8
Registered electors 7,227
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet[42]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Parham * 1,253 43.5 +13.2
Liberal Democrats Garfield Kennedy 851 29.6 +3.4
Independent Bente Height 403 14.0 N/A
Labour Ant Butler 302 10.5 –10.5
Green Peter Nicholas Harlow 69 2.4 –1.1
Majority 402 14.0 +10.0
Turnout 2,878 35.0 +4.0
Registered electors 8,214
Conservative hold Swing

Somerton

Somerton[43]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dean Ruddle * 2,340 66.7 +22.7
Liberal Democrats Stephen Richard John Page 869 24.8 +0.9
Green Dan Britton 177 5.0 –7.5
Labour Mary Graham Butler 124 3.5 –0.5
Majority 1,471 41.9 +21.8
Turnout 3,510 47.1 +3.1
Registered electors 7,451
Conservative hold Swing

South Petherton & Islemoor

South Petherton & Islemoor[44]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Adam James Dance 2,303 56.1 +24.0
Conservative Christopher Antony Le Hardy * 1,455 35.4 +1.6
UKIP Antony Bryan Clarke 187 4.6 –16.8
Labour Paul John Sellers 162 3.9 –1.5
Majority 848 20.6 N/A
Turnout 4,107 50.7 +10.7
Registered electors 8,098
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Taunton East

Taunton East[45]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Simon Coles * 869 43.2 +5.2
Conservative Stephen Henry Martin-Scott 661 32.8 +16.7
Labour Robert Noakes 242 12.0 –2.6
UKIP Hugh Courage 142 7.1 –18.3
Green Jon Machen 99 4.9 –0.5
Majority 208 10.3 –2.3
Turnout 2,013 27.9 +1.9
Registered electors 7,223
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Taunton North

Taunton North[46]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Giuseppe Leslie Fraschini 693 32.5 +15.1
Liberal Democrats Chris Booth 648 30.4 +0.3
Labour Libby Lisgo 543 25.4 +3.3
UKIP Tom Aldridge 165 7.7 –16.2
Green Daniel James Whelan 86 4.0 –1.9
Majority 45 2.1 N/A
Turnout 2,135 30.4 +4.4
Registered electors 7,023
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Taunton South

Taunton South[47]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Hazel Prior-Sankey * 1,564 54.9 +11.0
Conservative Luke Rush Parchment 922 32.4 +15.1
Labour Jack Robert Johnston 217 7.6 –3.6
Green Chris Salter 144 5.1 +0.5
Majority 642 22.6 +1.8
Turnout 2,847 36.9 +2.9
Registered electors 7,707
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Upper Tone

Upper Tone[48]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Hunt * 1,574 49.1 +16.0
Independent Steve Ross 890 27.8 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Janet Carol Lloyd 485 15.1 +8.1
Green Caroline Anne Freedman 256 8.0 N/A
Majority 684 21.3 +17.8
Turnout 3,205 43.8 +0.8
Registered electors 7,318
Conservative hold Swing

Watchet & Stogursey

Watchet & Stogursey[49]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Hugh Davies * 1,423 48.7 +9.6
Conservative Richard Patrick Lillis 900 30.8 +1.3
Labour Robin Keith Nuttall 298 10.2 –1.3
Liberal Democrats Anthony Charles Bowden 191 6.5 N/A
UKIP Peter Barbuti 108 3.7 –16.3
Majority 523 17.9 +8.3
Turnout 2,920 39.4 +3.4
Independent hold Swing

Wellington

Wellington[50]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Govier * 1,704 52.5 +1.6
Conservative Robin Dickinson 1,151 35.5 +15.4
Liberal Democrats Mark Raymond Lithgow 272 8.4 –2.1
Green Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg 119 3.7 +0.8
Majority 553 17.0 –13.7
Turnout 3,246 37.4 +1.4
Registered electors 8,673
Labour hold Swing

Wells

Wells[51]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tessa Jane Munt 2,107 46.9 +21.0
Conservative John Derek Osman * 2,012 44.7 +4.0
Labour Den Carter 166 3.7 –8.8
Green Paul Francis Crummay 126 2.8 –3.4
UKIP Les Bate 86 1.9 –12.9
Majority 95 2.1 N/A
Turnout 4,497 52.6 +11.6
Registered electors 8,556
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Wincanton & Bruton

Wincanton & Bruton[52]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anna Groskop * 2,096 64.2 +11.0
Liberal Democrats Abigail Rebekah Baker 708 21.7 +2.9
Labour Patricia Ann Turner 244 7.5 +0.9
Green Ewan William George Jones 216 6.6 +2.1
Majority 1,388 42.5 +8.1
Turnout 3,264 39.1 +4.1
Registered electors 8,352
Conservative hold Swing

Yeovil Central

Yeovil Central[53]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andy Kendall 1,033 44.7 +10.3
Conservative Nick Rousell 745 32.2 +10.4
UKIP Alan Ivor Dimmick * 226 9.8 –24.3
Labour Terry Lavin 215 9.3 –1.4
Green Alan Flint 93 4.0 N/A
Majority 288 12.5 N/A
Turnout 2,312 32.0 +3.0
Registered electors 7,231
Liberal Democrats gain from UKIP Swing

Yeovil East

Yeovil East[54]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tony Lock * 1,063 49.0 +7.9
Conservative Teresa Sienkiewicz 512 23.6 +14.2
Labour Terry Ledlie 255 11.8 +1.6
UKIP Godfrey Davey 220 10.1 –25.7
Independent Neil James Mitchell 118 5.4 N/A
Majority 551 25.4 +20.0
Turnout 2,168 28.4 +1.4
Registered electors 7,633
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Yeovil South

Yeovil South[55]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Faye Purbrick 1,288 46.2 +21.6
Liberal Democrats Andy Soughton 1,031 37.0 –1.6
Labour Christos Zaranis 173 6.2 –2.8
Independent Dave Greene 165 5.9 N/A
Green Diane Catherine Wood 131 4.7 +0.3
Majority 257 9.2 N/A
Turnout 2,788 36.4 +3.4
Registered electors 7,655
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Yeovil West

Yeovil West[56]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jane Lock * 877 43.1 +2.9
Conservative John Richard Lukey 783 38.5 +18.6
Labour Gail Freeman-Bell 234 11.5 +1.7
Green Robert Charles Wood 140 6.9 +2.0
Majority 94 4.6 –10.5
Turnout 2,034 32.2 +3.2
Registered electors 6,316
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

By-elections

Comeytrowe & Trull

Comeytrowe & Trull: 7 October 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dawn Johnson 1,677 63.2 +15.6
Conservative Ruth Harmon 886 33.4 -6.4
Labour Michael McGuffie 92 3.5 -2.4
Majority 791 29.8
Turnout 2,655
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase11.0

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