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.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
7,585
Electorate
79,405
Turnout
71.7%

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
James Heappey
Conservative
26,247 46.1% 3.6%
Tessa Munt
Liberal Democrat
18,662 32.8% -11.2%
Helen Hims
UK Independence Party
5,644 9.9% 6.9%
Chris Inchley
Labour
3,780 6.6% -0.9%
Jon Cousins
Green Party
2,331 4.1% 3.0%
Paul Arnold
Independent
83 0.1% 0.1%
Dave Dobbs
The Birthday Party
81 0.1% 0.1%
Gypsy Watkins
Independent
76 0.1% 0.1%