Bristol SouthParliamentary constituency
- Votes: 27,895
- Vote share %: 50.5
- Vote share change: -9.5
- Votes: 18,036
- Vote share %: 32.7
- Vote share change: +2.0
Liberal DemocratAndrew Brown
- Votes: 4,227
- Vote share %: 7.7
- Vote share change: +4.3
- Votes: 2,713
- Vote share %: 4.9
- Vote share change: +2.3
The Brexit PartyRobert de Vito Boutin
- Votes: 2,325
- Vote share %: 4.2
- Vote share change: +4.2
Change compared with 2017
- LAB majority: 9,859
- Registered voters: 84,079
- Change since 2017: +0.1
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Labour's Karin Smyth shares her commiserations after they lost the General Election to the Conservatives, despite being re-elected as the MP for Bristol South with a decreased majority.
She beat Conservative Richard Morgan by 9,859 votes.
Karin Smyth has been re-elected as the MP for Bristol South, with a decreased majority.
The Labour candidate beat Conservative Richard Morgan by 9,859 votes, 6,128 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.
Andrew Brown of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Tony Dyer came fourth.
Voter turnout was up by 0.1 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 55,000 people, roughly two-thirds of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.
Two of the five candidates, Tony Dyer (Green) and Robert de Vito Boutin (The Brexit Party) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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Labour's Karin Smyth has held the Bristol South seat. Figures below
Andrew Brown, Lib Democrats 4,227
Robert de Vigo Boutin, Brexit 2,323
Tony Dyer, Green 2,713
Richard Morgan, Conservative, 18,036
Karin Smyth, Labour 27,891
65.9% turnout in Bristol South
70.8% turnout in Bristol East
Labour's Karin Smyth has arrived at the Bristol South count, and has been commenting on exit poll predictions of a big loss for the party.
She says: “It’s not the result we were hoping for. I’m disappointed because on a human side I’m going to be losing a lot of colleagues and it makes the job we’re trying to do that much harder.”
There has been a 65.9% turnout in Bristol South and 70.8% turnout in Bristol East.
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