General Election 2017: What are the odds in Weston, Wells and North Somerset?

PUBLISHED: 13:00 18 May 2017

What are the election odds in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset and Wells?

What are the election odds in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset and Wells?


There are just three weeks to go until polls open for 2017’s General Election – here are the current odds on the candidates winning the seats in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset and Wells.

Along with a number of bookmakers, Paddy Power is offering odds on how candidates will do in individual seats around the country.

Weston, North Somerset and Wells were won by the Conservatives last time around.

But Wells is one of the target seats for both the Conservatives and the Lib Dems, and the fact it is a closely-fought contest is shown in the odds.

Conservatives (John Penrose) – 1/50

Liberal Democrats (Mike Bell) – 14/1

Labour (Tim Taylor) – 100/1

UKIP (Helen Hims) – 500/1

Green (Suneil Basu) – 500/1

North Somerset
Conservatives (Liam Fox) – 1/200

Labour (Greg Chambers) – 33/1

Liberal Democrats (Richard Foord) – 33/1

Green (Charley Pattison) – 150/1

(Donald Davis, who is standing as an Independent, was not included in the odds offered).

Conservatives (James Heappey) – 1/8

Liberal Democrats (Tessa Munt) – 7/2

Labour (Andy Merryfield) – 200/1

Christian Peoples Alliance (Lorna Corke) – 500/1

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