The Labour party won the Bristol South constituency in 2010 with a majority of 4,734 votes (a 9.79% share). It’s considered a safe seat for the party, as Bristol South has elected Labour MPs since 1935.

Outgoing MP: Rt Hon Dame Dawn Primarolo, Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons. She's standing down at this election.

78,579

Electorate in 2010

61.56%

Turnout at the 2010 General Election

Full list of 2015 candidates:

  • Tom Baldwin (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)

  • Tony Dyer (Green)

  • Isobel Grant (Conservative)

  • Karin Smyth (Labour)

  • Steve Wood (UKIP)

  • Mark Wright (Liberal Democrats)