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Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
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After 650 of 650 seats

Bath

Parliamentary constituency
LD GAIN FROM CON LD GAIN FROM CON

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Wera Hobhouse Votes 23,436 header_vote_share 47.3 Net percentage change in seats +17.6
Party

CON

Conservative

Ben Howlett Votes 17,742 header_vote_share 35.8 Net percentage change in seats -2.0
Party

LAB

Labour

Joe Rayment Votes 7,279 header_vote_share 14.7 Net percentage change in seats +1.5
Party

GRN

Green Party

Eleanor Field Votes 1,125 header_vote_share 2.3 Net percentage change in seats -9.7

Turnout and LD majority

LD majority

5,694

Turnout

74.3%

Vote share

Party %
Liberal Democrat 47.3
Conservative 35.8
Labour 14.7
Green Party 2.3

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Liberal Democrat
+17.6
Labour
+1.5
Conservative
-2.0
Green Party
-9.7

Latest updates

New Bath MP Wera Hobhouse is happy with her win

Wera Hobhouse beat Conservative Ben Howlett to win the traditionally Lib Dem seat.

Bath: Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative

Election Graphic
BBC

Watch: Liberal Democrats take Bath from the Tories

Lib Dems take Bath from the Tories

The Liberal Democrat Wera Hobhouse has unseated Conservative Ben Howlett to win the Bath constituency.

Bath: Lib Dems hopeful of retaking seat

Bath is expected to delare shortly.

Bath is probably the Lib Dems’ best hope of a comeback in the West, as they hope to retake a seat they held for 22 years until the 2015 election.

The city voted heavily for Remain and pro-European activists have mounted a vigorous campaign here in recent weeks.

On the other hand, the incumbent Tory MP Ben Howlett is socially liberal, supported Remain and abstained from one of the key Brexit votes before the triggering of Article 50.

He’s mounted an energetic campaign and believes he’s done enough to hold on.

List of Bath general election candidates
BBC
The 2017 general election candidates for Bath

Bath & Bristol West see big increase in registered voters

Graph showing voter figures
BBC

Official voter data released to the BBC, Press Association and ITN shows the Bristol West and Bath constituencies are among those with the biggest increase of new voters.

A total of 46.9 million people will be able to vote nationally, with an extra 1 million on the electoral roll compared to December last year.

You can read more on this story here

CON GAIN FROM LD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Ben Howlett
, have the following results:
  • 17,833 total votes taken.
  • 37.8% share of the total vote
  • +6.4% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Steve Bradley
, have the following results:
  • 14,000 total votes taken.
  • 29.7% share of the total vote
  • -26.9% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Ollie Middleton
, have the following results:
  • 6,216 total votes taken.
  • 13.2% share of the total vote
  • +6.3% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Dominic Tristram
, have the following results:
  • 5,634 total votes taken.
  • 11.9% share of the total vote
  • +9.6% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Julian Deverell
, have the following results:
  • 2,922 total votes taken.
  • 6.2% share of the total vote
  • +4.3% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Loraine Morgan-Brinkhurst
, have the following results:
  • 499 total votes taken.
  • 1.1% share of the total vote
  • +1.1% change in share of the votes
English Democrats
, with candidate Jenny Knight
, have the following results:
  • 63 total votes taken.
  • 0.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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