Conservative Simon Jupp is the bookies’ favourite to be the next East Devon MP – but the odds are shortening on Independent Claire Wright.
With voters going to the polls for the general election in less than a week on Thursday, December 12, Ladbrokes has Mr Jupp at 2/5, with Ms Wright at 7/4.
Tory Neil Parish is the heavy favourite to hold onto the Honiton and Tiverton seat with odds of 1/200.
In Exeter, Ben Bradshaw is odds-on to retain his seat.
Ladbrokes have him at 1/10 on to hold onto the seat that he has held for 22 years. Conservative John Gray is at 6/1.
If bookmakers’ predictions become a reality on December 12, Devon voters would elect representatives from the same political parties as they did in 2017 in all of the county’s 12 seats.
The lates odds today (Friday) have Labour retaining seats in Exeter and Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, with the Conservatives winning the other 10.
The only seat that would change hands would be in Totnes, with the Conservatives favoured to gain this from the Liberal Democrats, although Dr Sarah Wollaston was elected under the Tory banner back in 2017.
Attorney General Geoffrey Cox looks set to have the most comfortable night, with bookies having him as the 1/250 favourite to win in Torridge and West Devon, with Mel Stride, Sir Gary Streeter and Neil Parish also at 1/100 or shorter to win.
The closest race according to the bookies seems set to be in East Devon.
General Election 2019 – what the bookies have to say
Claire Wright 7/4
Lib Dems 50/1
Green Party 100/1
Independent Peter Faithfull is also standing, but no odds on him winning are available
Brexit Party 100/1
UKIP and Daniel Page are also standing, but no odds available on them winning
TIVERTON AND HONITON
Liberal Democrats 25/1
UKIP are also standing, but no odds available on them winning
Check the very latest odds here.