Bookmaker makes Tories favourite to win Burnham's election race
Conservatives are the favourites to win the General Election seat
in the Burnham-On-Sea area, according to new betting odds from
leading bookmaker Ladbrokes.
firm has updated its General Election odds over the past week
and in the Wells constituency it makes the Tories the odds-on
favourites to win.
Democrat MP Tessa Munt is 2/1 to win the seat for a second term
at May's election, while the Conservatives' James Heappey is the
bookmaker makes UKIP's candidate Jeffrey Bolter a 33/1 shot to
win, while both Labour's Chris Inchley and The Green Party's Jon
Cousins are 100/1 outsiders.
Wells constituency is one of the top targets across the whole
UK for both the Conservatives and Liberal Democats due to the
seat's marginal status last time, when Tessa
Munt won the seat in 2010 by 800 seats.
Liberal Democrat MP Tessa
Munt, the Conservative's James
Heappey, Labour's Chris
Inchley UKIP's Jeffrey
Bolter, and The Greens' Jon
Cousins have declared their intentions to run in this year's
Several other independent candidates are also understood to be
considering running in the campaign for the Wells seat, which
would further widen the field.