Tactical voting

Taunton and Wellington

Our tactical voting recommendation in Taunton and Wellington:
Vote Lib Dem

Why vote Lib Dem in Taunton and Wellington?

Taunton and Wellington has been closely contested between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, changing hands in 1997, 2001, 2005, and 2015. The Lib Dems remain competitive and it’s their 16th target seat from the Conservatives. Recent polls show the Lib Dems ahead, with a growing lead over the Conservatives in second and Labour in third. Taunton and Wellington is not a Labour target, and an above-average number of voters here are prepared to vote tactically to defeat the Tories.

Tactical voting decision based on

Current MP
Local factors

Which parties look like they are targeting Taunton and Wellington?

It looks like Taunton and Wellington is a Liberal Democrats target seat.

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About our data

Polling: Voting Intention for Taunton and Wellington

MRP polling by Survation:

Selector of different research dates
30 Mar
04 Jun
15 Jun
Conservative 28.89%
Labour 21.31%
Liberal Democrats 34.57%
Reform 12.01%
Green 1.65%
Other 1.48%
Updated: 15 June 20:20

Remember, polling data alone should not be used for tactical voting. It's important to consider local factors and which party holds the seat.

How many people intend to vote tactically in Taunton and Wellington?


What's happened in Taunton and Wellington

Energy Bills


Percentage of constituents who are worried about not being able to pay their energy bills in the next year
Source: Survation MRP for 38 Degrees (February 2023)

Food Banks (Local)


visits (April 2017 - March 2018)


visits (April 2022 - March 2023)
Source: Trussell Trust (April 2023)

Food Banks (Great Britain)


visits (April 2009 - March 2010)


visits (April 2022 - March 2023)
Source: Trussell Trust (April 2023)


1 in 50

robberies, burglaries, and other thefts solved in your constabulary (June 2019 - June 2022)
Source: Home Office (2019 - 2022)

Ambulance Wait Times

59m 15s

Time in which 90% of emergency calls are responded to (November 2018)

1h 31m 47s

Time in which 90% of emergency calls are responded to (November 2023)
Source: NHS England (November 2018 - 2023)



people are estimated to be homeless in your region
Source: Shelter (December 2023)

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