2022 Somerset Council election

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All 110 seats of Somerset Council
56 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Bill Revans David Fothergill
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative Green
Last election 12 seats, 31.4% 35 seats, 47.0% 2 seats, 4.7%
Seats won 61 36 5
Popular vote 132,830 113,054 26,353
Percentage 43.9% 37.3% 8.7%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Leigh Redman
Party Labour Independent
Last election 3 seats, 9.3% 3 seats, 4.7%
Seats won 5 3
Popular vote 17,840 12,658
Percentage 5.9% 4.2%

2022 Somerset County Council Election Results Map.svg
2022 Somerset County Council Election Results Map

Council control before election


Conservative

Subsequent council control


Liberal Democrats

The 2022 Somerset Council election took place on 5 May 2022. It was the inaugural election of the new unitary authority, Somerset Council, which will replace Somerset County Council on 1 April 2023. All 110 councillors were elected, representing the same divisions as the old county council, but with twice as many councillors representing each.[note 1] The councillors elected will sit as members of the existing county council until its replacement by the new authority, at which time the same councillors will become members of Somerset Council.

The election coincided with other local elections across the United Kingdom. The county council election was initially due to take place on 6 May 2021, but Robert Jenrick extended the terms of sitting councillors for a year pending a decision as to which unitarisation scheme would be taken forward: the county council had advocated the eventually successful proposal for a single unitary authority, while the district councils supported introducing two unitary councils.

Background

The Conservative governments of Theresa May and Boris Johnson undertook structural changes to local government in England that resulted in several county councils and their district councils being replaced by unitary authorities.[1] Somerset County Council first made plans for unitarisation in 2018.[2] The county council proposed a single unitary authority that would encompass all the districts, while the district councils proposed two unitary authorities representing the east and the west of the county.[3] Robert Jenrick, the minister responsible, approved the plan for a single council.[4][5]

Before the election, the Somerset County Council was led by an Conservative Party majority.

Election results

The Liberal Democrats won a majority of 61 of the 110 seats, giving them control of the unitary authority from 2023.[6]

Somerset Council election, 2022
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Liberal Democrats 108 61 55.5% 43.6% 132,830 N/A
  Conservative 109 36 32.7% 37.1% 113,054 N/A
  Green 49 5 4.5% 8.6% 26,353 N/A
  Labour 45 5 4.5% 5.9% 17,840 N/A
  Independent 21 3 2.7% 4.2% 12,658 N/A
  ifF 2 0 0% 0.5% 1,600 N/A
  For Britain 1 0 0% 0.1% 171 N/A
  Freedom Alliance 1 0 0% 0.0% 117 N/A
  UKIP 1 0 0% 0.0% 97 N/A

Results by division

Sitting district councillors are shown with *, sitting county councillors are shown with †.

Bishops Hull & Taunton West

Bishops Hull & Taunton West[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Hunt*† 1,835 44.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Caroline Jane Ellis* 1,646 40.1 N/A
Conservative Peter James Prior-Sankey 813 19.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Rosemary Esther Sabel 799
Green Alan William Debenham 379 9.2 N/A
Labour Matthew William Rhys Ravenhill 249 6.1 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,928
Independent win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Blackdown & Neroche

Blackdown & Neroche[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ross Longhurst Henley* 1,891 50.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Sarah Anne Wakefield* 1,701
Conservative John Bryan Thorne† 1,256 33.7 N/A
Conservative Michael Stanley Albert Dennis 1,191
Independent Janet Carol Lloyd 303 8.1 N/A
Independent Sue Buller 276 7.4 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,598
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Blackmoor Vale

Blackmoor Vale[11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sarah Joanne Dyke* 1,814 55.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Nicola Clark* 1,590
Conservative Hayward Burt* 1,443 44.3 N/A
Conservative William Wallace*† 1,328
Turnout
Registered electors 7,338
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Brent

Brent[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bob Filmer*† 1,718 57.8 N/A
Conservative Tony Grimes* 1,475
Liberal Democrats Gregory Andrew Broadhurst 1,254 42.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jamie Scanlon 1,179
Turnout
Registered electors 7,966
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Bridgwater East & Bawdrip

Bridgwater East & Bawdrip[13][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Diogo Rodrigues* 1,188 48.5 N/A
Conservative Andy Dingwall 1,099
Labour David Peter Loveridge† 549 22.4 N/A
Labour Tony Heywood* 537
Liberal Democrats Sarah Baker 508 20.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Lorna King 422
Green Allan James Jeffrey 203 8.3 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 9,083
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Bridgwater North & Central

Bridgwater North & Central[13][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leigh Redman*† 589 47.3 N/A
Labour Hilary Joan Bruce* 511
Conservative Pelè James Barnes 403 32.3 N/A
Conservative Christine Henrietta Ellen Rogers 357
Liberal Democrats Adrian Nickolls 254 20.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Anthony Nickolls 226
Turnout
Registered electors 6,973
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Bridgwater South

Bridgwater South[13][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kathy Pearce* 804 53.1 N/A
Labour Brian David Smedley* 768
Conservative Matthew Paul Fermor 508 33.6 N/A
Conservative Klaus Detlef Galeitzke 440
Liberal Democrats Phil Stone 201 13.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Theo Jupp 199
Turnout
Registered electors 7,743
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Bridgwater West

Bridgwater West[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gill Slocombe* 1,040 49.6 N/A
Conservative Lance John Duddridge* 956
Labour Tim Mander 661 31.5 N/A
Labour Merry Lick 590
Liberal Democrats Dean Waghorn 395 18.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Taz Haysham 304
Turnout
Registered electors 7,930
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Brympton

Brympton[11][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Jeremy Seib* 920 60.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jeny Snell* 905
Conservative Anthony Power 609 39.8 N/A
Conservative Teresa Thomas 512
Turnout
Registered electors 6,943
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Burnham on Sea North

Burnham on Sea North[13][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mike Murphy* 1,597 53.6 N/A
Conservative Peter Laurence Clayton*† 1,384 46.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Tony Sutcliffe 1,288
Conservative Kathy Jones 1,269
Turnout
Registered electors 8,010
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Cannington

Cannington[13][20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Caswell*† 1,271 42.7 N/A
Conservative Brian James Bolt* 1,234
Liberal Democrats Stephen James Darch 1,000 33.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jane Victoria Sutton 967
Labour Siobhan Wilson 390 13.1 N/A
Labour Philip St Lawrence King 336
Green Malcolm John Critchley 314 10.6 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,400
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Castle Cary

Castle Cary[11][21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Henry Hobhouse* 1,618 44.4 N/A
Conservative Mike Lewis*† 1,556 42.7 N/A
Conservative Howard Alan Butterfield 1,333
Liberal Democrats Stephen Richard John Page 1,231
Green Peter Martin Ebsworth 469 12.9 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,038
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Chard North

Chard North[11][22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jenny Kenton* 1,162 38.7 N/A
Conservative Martin John Wale* 1,041 34.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Martin John Carnell* 972
Conservative Kate Wylie Carrick 829
Green Serena Angela Wootton 693 23.1 N/A
Green Jason Charles Hawkes 681
Labour John Wardman Schofield 110 3.7 N/A
Turnout 5488 68.24
Registered electors 8,042
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Chard South

Chard South[11][23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jason Paul Baker* 928 33.0 N/A
Conservative Connor Anthony Payne 903 32.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Claire Ann Brown 818
Green Timothy Michael Eggins 813 28.9 N/A
Conservative Stuart James Bull 748
Green Adam Harold Loveridge 479
For Britain Nigel Charles Pearson 171 6.1 N/A
Turnout 4860 73
Registered electors 6657
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Cheddar

Cheddar[13][24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Pauline Ann Ham 1,300 23.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Ben Ferguson 1,185 21.3 N/A
Conservative Jeff Savage 1,151 20.7 N/A
Conservative Graham Roger Godwin-Pearson* 1,106 19.9 N/A
Green Stewart Frances Conning 325 5.9 N/A
Labour Joe Maggs 246 4.4 N/A
Green Liz Barrett 242 4.4 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,202
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Coker

Coker[11][25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Oliver James Patrick 1,857 28.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Mike Hewitson* 1,856 28.7 N/A
Conservative Robert Leonard David Janes 1,316 20.4 N/A
Conservative Huw Rutherford Lawford 1,186 18.4 N/A
Labour Jane Elizabeth Carter-Uren 243 3.8 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,533
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Comeytrowe & Trull

Comeytrowe & Trull[26][27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Habib Farbahi* 2,219 31.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Dawn Elaine Johnson*† 2,216 31.8 N/A
Conservative Ruth Harmon 1,084 15.6 N/A
Conservative Aimee Patricia Cheshire 912 13.1 N/A
Green Julian Mellor 333 4.8 N/A
Labour Jon Gray 199 2.9 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,908
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Crewkerne

Crewkerne[11][28]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mike Best*† 1,213 23.9 N/A
Conservative Steve Ashton 1,069 21.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Paul Michael Maxwell* 906 17.9 N/A
Conservative Pippa Reynolds 860 17.0 N/A
Green Kate Limmer 480 9.5 N/A
Green Noor Renee Limmer 283 5.6 N/A
Labour John James Shirley 260 5.1 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,091
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Curry Rivel & Langport

Curry Rivel & Langport[11][29]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard John Wilkins 1,711 23.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Mike Stanton* 1,634 22.4 N/A
Conservative Claire Paul*† 1,519 20.8 N/A
Conservative Jonathan Eric Lewis Munday 1,397 19.2 N/A
Green Stephen Peter Tate 427 5.9 N/A
Labour Sean Adam Drumgoole 352 4.9 N/A
Green Matthew Francis Geen 254 3.5 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,735
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Dulverton & Exmoor

Dulverton & Exmoor[30][31]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven John Pugsley* 2,157 34.5 N/A
Conservative Frances Mary Nicholson† 2,072 33.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Scilla Barney 741 11.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Robert David Jones 735 11.7 N/A
Green Julie Ann Mitchell 367 5.9 N/A
Labour Graham Robert Kennedy 187 3.0 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 6,726
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Dunster

Dunster[32][33]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christine Mary Lawrence† 1,371 24.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Marcus Kravis* 1,332 23.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Stephen Dennis Griffiths* 1,305 22.9 N/A
Conservative David John Mansfield 1,156 20.3 N/A
Green Katri Hastings 334 5.9 N/A
Labour Shanti Roos 198 3.5 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,097
Conservative win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Frome East

Frome East[34][35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green William Shane Collins* 1,171 19.1 N/A
Green Helen Rachael Kay* 1,103 18.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Janine Louise Nash* 975 15.9 N/A
ifF Scott Anthony Joseph Ward 975 15.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Alex Lawrence-Berkeley 837 13.7 N/A
Conservative Eve Berry* 587 9.6 N/A
Conservative Dan Wood 472 7.7 N/A
Turnout 34.3
Registered electors 9,283
Green win (new seat)
Green win (new seat)

Frome North

Frome North[34][36]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Adam Owen Matthew Boyden* 1,437 23.1 N/A
Conservative Dawn Adele Denton 1,004 16.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Christine Cockroft 955 15.4 N/A
Green John Martin Clarke*† 794 12.8 N/A
Conservative Dale Viven Spree 769 12.4 N/A
Green Lollie Melton 637 10.2 N/A
ifF Steve Tanner 625 10.0 N/A
Turnout 43.7
Registered electors 7,447
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Frome West

Frome West[34][37]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Martin John Dimery† 1,604 25.7 N/A
Green Michael John Dunk* 1,306 21.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Richard Francis Pinnock* 1,139 18.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Damon John Hooton* 1,098 17.6 N/A
Conservative Mike Rideout 441 7.1 N/A
Conservative Hilary Anne Thomas 419 6.7 N/A
Labour Byron Kingsley Taylor 225 3.6 N/A
Turnout 38.5
Registered electors 8,161
Green win (new seat)
Green win (new seat)

Glastonbury

Glastonbury[34][38]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Nick Cottle* 1,244 22.1 N/A
Conservative Susannah Hart 1,025 18.2 N/A
Green Jon Cousins* 916 16.2 N/A
Conservative Lillith Linda Christine Osborn 887 15.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Adam Sen 719 12.7 N/A
Green Mike Smyth 676 12.0 N/A
No party description Susannah Maria Clemence 173 3.1 N/A
Turnout 41.0
Registered electors 7,227
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Highbridge & Burnham South

Highbridge & Burnham South[13][39]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Charles Cook-Woodman*† 857 22.9 N/A
Conservative Alistair Frank Hendry* 804 21.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Ross Baker 730 19.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Lizzy Ayres 596 15.9 N/A
Independent Roger Charles Keen 391 10.4 N/A
Labour Ben Metcalfe 282 7.5 N/A
No party description Neculai Lupu 83 2.2 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,477
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Huntspill

Huntspill[13][40]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Healey*† 1,289 28.3 N/A
Conservative Suria Aujla 1,218 26.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Martin Dunton 708 15.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Christina Murray Baron 681 15.0 N/A
Labour Alex Glassford* 338 7.4 N/A
Labour Co-op Liz Leavy* 320 7.0 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,735
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Ilminster

Ilminster[11][41]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Osborne* 1,494 22.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Val Keitch* 1,397 21.0 N/A
Conservative Jo Woodcock 1,392 20.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Ray Buckler* 1,384 20.8 N/A
Green Roger Sydney Bradley 425 6.4 N/A
Green Karin Cumming 342 5.1 N/A
Labour Paul John Sellers 227 3.4 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,331
Conservative win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

King Alfred

King Alfred[13][42]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Matthew Henry Martin* 1,709 24.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Harry James Munt 1,641 23.8 N/A
Conservative David John Huxtable† 1,592 23.1 N/A
Conservative Duncan McGinty* 1,423 20.7 N/A
Green Charles Graham 526 7.6 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,127
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Lydeard

Lydeard[43][44]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mike Rigby*† 1,975 33.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Andy Sully* 1,557 26.7 N/A
Conservative Steve Richards 972 16.7 N/A
Conservative Paul Alistair Sayer 878 15.1 N/A
Green Clive Martin 442 7.6 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,162
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Martock

Martock[11][45]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Allison Bailey 1,388 24.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Emily Jane Pearlstone 989 17.1 N/A
Conservative Gemma Trudy Verdon* 975 16.9 N/A
Conservative Stephen Bower 892 15.5 N/A
Independent Neil Brian Bloomfield*† 775 13.4 N/A
Independent Tony Capozzoli* 526 9.1 N/A
Labour Gregory Chambers 222 3.8 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,442
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Mendip Central & East

Mendip Central & East[34][46]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip John Ham*† 1,243 22.2 N/A
Conservative Barry Michael Clarke 1,168 20.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Clare Hudson 1,117 19.9 N/A
Green Matt Mellen 876 15.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Robert John Reed 806 14.4 N/A
Labour Melanie Moulding 397 7.1 N/A
Turnout 40.8
Registered electors 7,427
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Mendip Hills

Mendip Hils[34][47]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Edric Wayland Hobbs* 1,450 25.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Tony Robbins 1,375 24.2 N/A
Conservative David John Baker 1,254 22.1 N/A
Conservative David Albert George Swain 1,080 19.0 N/A
Green David Hine 513 9.0 N/A
Turnout 38.3
Registered electors 7,830
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Mendip South

Mendip South[34][48]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Claire Sully 1,781 27.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Alex Wiltshire 1,614 25.1 N/A
Conservative John William Parham† 1,589 24.7 N/A
Conservative Nigel Woollcombe-Adams* 1,458 22.6 N/A
Turnout 44.0
Registered electors 7,771
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Mendip West

Mendip West[34][49]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ros Wyke* 2,232 33.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Heather Shearer* 2,124 31.6 N/A
Conservative Mandy May Thomas-Atkin 1,195 17.8 N/A
Conservative Stuart Arthur Kingham* 1,164 17.3 N/A
Turnout 44.1
Registered electors 8,101
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Minehead

Minehead[50][51]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mandy Jayne Chilcott† 1,274 24.5 N/A
Conservative Andy Hadley* 1,066 20.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Benet Allen* 809 15.5 N/A
Independent Terry Venner* 800 15.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jane Bowman Scott 719 13.8 N/A
Independent Craig Frederick Palmer* 309 5.9 N/A
Labour Liam Tucker 226 4.3 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,033
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Monkton & North Curry

Monkton & North Curry[52][53]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David John Andrew Fothergill† 1,776 24.8 N/A
Conservative Norman Philip Cavill* 1,698 23.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Ray Tully* 1,487 20.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Nick O'Donnell 1,407 19.6 N/A
Green Andy Pritchard* 802 11.2 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 9,658
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

North Petherton

North Petherton[13][54]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bill Revans*† 1,548 31.4 N/A
Conservative Alan Sydney Ernest Bradford* 1,121 22.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Gary Wong* 1,084 22.0 N/A
Conservative Anthony John Edward Betty* 801 16.2 N/A
Labour Jon Falkingham 194 3.9 N/A
Labour Genevieve Wark 183 3.7 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,468
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Rowbarton & Staplegrove

Rowbarton & Staplegrove[55][56]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dixie Claire Darch* 1,627 32.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Derek Aneurin Perry* 1,378 27.4 N/A
Conservative Rod Williams† 880 17.5 N/A
Conservative Greg Garner 783 15.6 N/A
Labour Libby Lisgo* 367 7.3 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,399
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet[34][57]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Martin Lovell 1,196 22.5 N/A
Conservative Bente Olsen Height* 950 17.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Warren Garfield Kennedy* 930 17.5 N/A
Conservative Simon Paul Davies 823 15.4 N/A
Independent Abi McGuire 780 14.6 N/A
Labour Chloe Adduocchio 282 5.3 N/A
Green Victoria Kate Welsh 201 3.8 N/A
Green Gregor Henry Neeve 165 3.1 N/A
Turnout 32.4
Registered electors 8,331
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Somerton

Somerton[11][58]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dean Douglas Ruddle*† 1,906 28.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Tim Kerley* 1,761 26.3 N/A
Conservative David Hall† 1,436 21.5 N/A
Conservative Lucy Wallace 1,205 18.0 N/A
Labour Keith Laurence O'Boyle 288 4.3 N/A
UKIP Peter Kevin Richardson 97 1.4 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,324
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

South Petherton & Islemoor

South Petherton & Islemoor[11][59]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Adam James Dance*† 3,061 37.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jo Roundell Greene 2,496 30.3 N/A
Conservative Stephen Barry Carp 1,121 13.6 N/A
Conservative Derek Normal Lander Yeomans 902 11.0 N/A
Green Colin John Comben 320 3.9 N/A
Green Michael Bernard Fox 210 2.6 N/A
Labour Sarah Louise Setter 119 1.4 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,531
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Street

Street[34][60]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Liz Leyshon*† 1,896 33.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Simon Michael Carswell* 1,661 29.1 N/A
Conservative Terry William Edwin Napper*† 1,219 21.4 N/A
Conservative Bryan Albert Beha 931 16.3 N/A
Turnout 33.7
Registered electors 9,054
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Taunton East

Taunton East[61][62]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Simon Coles*† 1,190 29.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Federica Roberta Diana Smith-Roberts* 1,183 29.6 N/A
Conservative Henry William Haslam 549 13.7 N/A
Conservative Tom Linnell 506 12.7 N/A
Green Chris Salter 301 7.5 N/A
Labour Stanley Joseph Ely 266 6.7 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,008
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Taunton North

Taunton North[63][64]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lee Baker* 1,073 23.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Tom Deakin* 1,072 23.2 N/A
Conservative Giuseppe Leslie Fraschini† 817 17.7 N/A
Conservative Jason Wayne Woollacott 730 15.8 N/A
Labour Co-op Brenda Dawn Weston* 498 10.8 N/A
Labour Co-op Rowan Thorne 438 9.5 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,628
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Taunton South

Taunton South[65][66]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Hazel Ruth Prior-Sankey*† 1,945 36.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Fran Smith* 1,613 29.9 N/A
Conservative Jean Margaret Allgrove 691 12.8 N/A
Conservative Joanna Jane Lewin-Harris 608 11.3 N/A
Green Fran Hicks 336 6.2 N/A
Labour Co-op Ross Leach 208 3.9 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,335
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Upper Tone

Upper Tone[67][68]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Dave Mansell* 1,687 26.1 N/A
Independent Gwil Wren* 1,487 23.0 N/A
Conservative Roger Keith Habgood* 1,158 17.9 N/A
Conservative James Alexander Hunt† 1,082 16.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats John Roskruge Hassall* 641 9.9 N/A
Labour Michael Charles McGuffie 267 4.1 N/A
No party description Phillip Robert Thorne 137 2.1 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,625
Green win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Watchet & Stogursey

Watchet & Stogursey[69][70]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Hugh John William Davies*† 890 15.9 N/A
Conservative Rosemary Woods 841 15.0 N/A
Independent Edward Martin 782 13.9 N/A
Conservative Craig James Coleman 633 11.3 N/A
Independent Loretta Anne Whetlor* 595 10.6 N/A
Independent Ian Charles Aldridge* 521 9.3 N/A
Labour Co-op Lucy Naylor 459 8.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jill Ann Dillamore 296 5.3 N/A
Independent Chris Morgan* 288 5.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Andy Kingston-James 237 4.2 N/A
No party description Guy Denton 69 1.2 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,736
Independent win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Wellington

Wellington[71][72]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew James Govier*† 1,809 26.6 N/A
Conservative Marcus Trevor Barr* 1,241 18.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Mark Raymond Lithgow* 1,226 18.0 N/A
Labour Catherine Elizabeth Govier 1,046 15.4 N/A
Conservative Zoe Alex Barr 966 14.2 N/A
Green John Ainsworth 521 7.7 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 9,712
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Wells

Wells[34][73]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tessa Munt 2,507 33.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Theo Butt Philip 2,047 27.7 N/A
Conservative Harvey Siggs 1,013 13.7 N/A
Conservative Richard James Austin Greenwell 953 12.9 N/A
Green Amanda Victoria Jane Phillips 526 7.1 N/A
Green David Paul Grace 353 4.8 N/A
Turnout 43.8
Registered electors 8,860
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Wincanton & Bruton

Wincanton & Bruton[11][74]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tom Peter John Power 1,447 22.2 N/A
Conservative Lucy Clare Trimnell* 1,232 18.9 N/A
Green Ewan William George Jones 1,045 16.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Abigail Rebekah Baker 1,007 15.4 N/A
Independent Robin Frederick Bastable* 778 11.9 N/A
Labour Suzanna van Moyland 529 8.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Kate Alexandra Pettemerides 492 7.5 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,746
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Yeovil Central

Yeovil Central[11][75]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andy Kendall*† 1,098 29.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Dave Woan 874 23.2 N/A
Conservative Tony Ash 575 15.2 N/A
Conservative Bridge Mary Philomena Spender 484 12.8 N/A
Green Alan John Flint 253 6.7 N/A
Labour Martin Ronald Bailey 222 5.9 N/A
Green Andrew John Newman Simkins 151 4.0 N/A
Freedom Alliance Stephen Robert Hawker 117 3.1 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,281
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Yeovil East

Yeovil East[11][76]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tony Lock*† 1,056 29.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Graham John Oakes* 983 27.8 N/A
Conservative Claire Louise Thorne 458 13.0 N/A
Conservative Teresa Anne Bond 420 11.9 N/A
Labour Mary Lister Ashby 334 9.4 N/A
Green Karen Ann Stutz 284 8.0 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 8,115
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Yeovil South

Yeovil South[11][77]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Faye Marie Purbrick† 920 18.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Andy Soughton* 917 18.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Karl William Gill* 905 18.3 N/A
Conservative Trisha Lawford 860 17.4 N/A
Independent Tareth William Casey 666 13.5 N/A
Green Mark Edwards 354 7.2 N/A
Labour Terry Ledlie 315 6.4 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 7,885
Conservative win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Yeovil West

Yeovil West[11][78]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Evie Potts-Jones 944 28.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Wes Read* 901 26.8 N/A
Conservative Graham Pritchard 566 16.8 N/A
Conservative Amy Irene Green 517 15.4 N/A
Green Robert Charles Wood 232 6.9 N/A
Green Peter Harvey 205 6.1 N/A
Turnout
Registered electors 6,436
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

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Notes

  1. ^ The exception being the former two-member division of Glastonbury & Street which has been divided to form the divisions of Glastonbury, and Street.