General Election 2017: Bookies give their odds on the race to be the next St Albans MP

PUBLISHED: 13:30 24 May 2017 | UPDATED: 14:01 24 May 2017

General Election 2017: Herts Advertiser

General Election 2017: Herts Advertiser

Archant

The bookmakers have given their odds on who is likely to become the next MP for St Albans.

As of Monday, Paddy Power have given the Conservatives 1/3 odds to win. Their candidate, Anne Main, has won the last three elections in the constituency.

But if you want to put your money on the Liberal Democrats’ Daisy Cooper, Paddy Power will offer you odds of 7/4.

Labour, being represented by Kerry Pollard in this election, are on 40/1.

UKIP, who are not running in this election, are on 100/1.

And the Green Party, who have selected Jack Easton as their candidate, are on 500/1.

Paddy Power say the odds are calculated by taking into account various factors, such as incumbency, historical trends, recent pledges, and any relevant momentum or switches of support.

An ongoing Herts Advertiser poll has put the Liberal Democrats first with around 50 per cent, and the Conservatives third with around 20 per cent of the 5,000 readers’ votes.

Labour are on second with 24 per cent of the vote.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Herts Advertiser