Taunton Deane

Taunton Deane is a constituency in Somerset, in the South West of England. The seat has been held by Rebecca Pow (Conservative) since May 2015.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
15,491
Electorate
83,221
Turnout
69.6%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Rebecca Pow
Conservative
27,849 48.1% 5.9%
Rachel Gilmour
Liberal Democrat
12,358 21.3% -27.7%
Laura Bailhache
UK Independence Party
6,921 12.0% 8.3%
Neil Guild
Labour
5,347 9.2% 4.1%
Clive Martin
Green Party
2,630 4.5% 4.5%
Mike Rigby
Independent
2,568 4.4% 4.4%
Steve German
TUSC
118 0.2% 0.2%
Bruce Gauld
Independent
96 0.2% 0.2%