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Wells

Shows the general election results for Wells, which is a constituency in Somerset. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,451 and a turnout of 73.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
James Heappey
Majority
7,582
Electorate
82,451
Turnout
73.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 50.1%
LD 37.6%
Lab 11.7%
CPA 0.5%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
James Heappey  Con 30,488 50.1 4.0
Tessa Munt  LD 22,906 37.6 4.9
Andy Merryfield  Lab 7,129 11.7 5.1
Lorna Corke * CPA 320 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab CPA UKIP Green Ind The Birthday Party BNP
2005 43.6% 37.8% 15.6% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 42.5% 44.0% 7.5% 0.0% 3.1% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
2015 46.1% 32.8% 6.6% 0.0% 9.9% 4.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
2017 50.1% 37.6% 11.7% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%