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Somerton & FromeParliamentary constituency
- Votes: 36,230
- Vote share %: 55.8
- Vote share change: -0.9
Liberal DemocratAdam Boyden
- Votes: 17,017
- Vote share %: 26.2
- Vote share change: +5.4
- Votes: 8,354
- Vote share %: 12.9
- Vote share change: -4.3
- Votes: 3,295
- Vote share %: 5.1
- Vote share change: +1.4
Change compared with 2017
- CON majority: 19,213
- Registered voters: 85,866
- Change since 2017: -0.1
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David Warburton has been re-elected as the MP for Somerton & Frome, but with a decreased majority.
Whereas most Conservatives around the country increased their vote share, Mr Warburton's slipped.
He beat Liberal Democrat Adam Boyden by 19,213 votes, 3,693 votes less than his majority at the 2017 election.
Sean Dromgoole of the Labour Party came third and the Green Party's Andrea Dexter came fourth.
Voter turnout was down by 0.1 percentage points since the last general election.
Nearly 65,000 people, roughly three-quarters of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.
All four candidates keep their deposits, after receiving more than 5% of the votes.
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David Warburton has been re-elected as the Conservative MP for Somerton and Frome.
BBC reporter Lee Madan says counting is running an hour behind in his part of Somerset.
They are now expecting declarations at 2.30am for Yeovil, 3.30am for Somerton and Frome.
Somerton and Frome Liberal Democrat candidate Adam Boyden says it's “all to play for” despite the exit poll predicting a Conservative hold.
“It’s been played” says Conservative Somerset county councillor Clare Paul in response.
“Complacency is always dangerous, but I’m feeling quietly confident,” says Conservative county councillor David Hall.
The Conservative David Warburton has held on to the Somerton and Frome constituency.
UKIP have confirmed that they aren't contesting three seats in Somerset for the upcoming general election.
Wells, Somerton and Frome and Yeovil won't have any UKIP candidates on the ballot paper.
In Wells, the UKIP Wells Association Branch chair says their committee voted unanimously not to stand a candidate, as they are broadly supportive of the current MP James Heappey's support for Theresa May's Brexit plans.
Our vote share could be enough to tip it just back to the Lib Dems. We’re not doing deals, how members vote is up to them. But stats show our core voters, if not voting UKIP, will vote Conservative