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.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 4 candidates ran for election.

Summary

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

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
30,488 50.1% 4.0%
Tessa Munt
Liberal Democrat
22,906 37.6% 4.9%
Andy Merryfield
Labour
7,129 11.7% 5.1%
Lorna Corke
CPA
320 0.5% 0.5%