Bridgwater South is a County Council ward which has been traditionally Labour and was won for Labour again by Leigh Redman in 2013. Leigh, currently leader of the County labour group, will again be the Labour candidate in the County Elections of 2017
Consisting of the 2 Town and District wards of Westover and Hamp it has 100% Labour representation.
Westover, which includes the Town Centre is represented by 2 District Councillors, Brian Smedley and Kathy Pearce, and 3 Town Councillors, Brian Smedley, Kathy Pearce and Pat Morley
Hamp is represented by 2 District Councillors , Adrian Moore and Wes Hinckes and 2 Town Councillors, John Turner and Adrian Moore.