Wells

Wells is a constituency in Somerset, in the South West of England. The seat has been held by James Heappey (Conservative) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Majority
800
Electorate
79,432
Turnout
70.3%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Munt, Tessa
Liberal Democrat
24,560 44.0% 6.1%
Heathcoat-Amory, David
Conservative
23,760 42.5% -1.0%
Merryfield, Andy
Labour
4,198 7.5% -8.1%
Baynes, Jake
UK Independence Party
1,711 3.1% 0.1%
Boyce, Richard
BNP
1,004 1.8% 1.8%
Briton, Chris
Green Party
631 1.1% 1.1%