Ben Bradshaw

Working Hard for Exeter

Past Election Results

Below are the results of General Elections in Exeter since 1992. As they show, Exeter has traditionally been a two horse race between the Conservatives and Labour. Before Ben won in 1997, Exeter had always elected a Conservative MP, except for a brief period between 1966 and 1970.

1992

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Sir John Gordon Hannam 25,543 41.1
Labour John N. Lloyd 22,498 36.2
Liberal Democrat Graham J. Oakes 12.059 19.4
Liberal Mrs Alison C. Micklem 1,119 1.8
Green Tim J.R. Brenan 764 1.2
Natural Law Michael J. Turnbull 98 0.2
  Majority 3,045 4.9
  Turnout 62,081 80.5

1997

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ben Bradshaw 29,938 47.5
Conservative Adrian Rogers 17,693 28.6
Liberal Democrat Dennis Brewer 11,148 18
Liberal David J Morrish 2,062 3.3
Green Paul Edwards 643 1
Independent John Stuart 638 1
Pensioner James Meakin 282 0.5
  Majority 11,705 18.9
  Turnout 61,864 78.2

2001

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ben Bradshaw 26,194 49.8
Conservative Anne Jobson 14,435 27.4
Liberal Democrat Richard Copus 6,512 12.4
Liberal David J Morrish 2,596 4.9
Green Paul Edwards 1,240 2.4
UKIP John Stuart 1,109 2.1
Socialist Alliance Francis Choules 530 1
  Majority 11,759 22.4
  Turnout 52,616 64.2

2005

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ben Bradshaw 22,619 41.1
Conservative Peter Cox 14,954 27.2
Liberal Democrat Jon Underwood 11,340 20.6
Liberal Margaret Danks 2,214 4
Green Tim Brenan 1,896 3.4
UKIP Mark Fitzgeorge-Parker 1,854 3.4
Independent John Stuart 191 0.3
  Majority 7,665 13.9
  Turnout 55,068 64.8

2010

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ben Bradshaw 19,942 38.2
Conservative Hannah Foster 17,221 33
Liberal Democrat Graham Oakes 10,581 20.3
UKIP Keith Crawford 1,930 3.7
Liberal Chris Gale 1,108 2.1
Green Paula Black 792 1.5
BNP Robert Farmer 673 1.3
  Majority 2,721 5.2
  Turnout 52,247 67.7
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