Dorset South - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Dorset South constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameDorset South
RegionSouth West
1st in 2017Conservative
2nd in 2017Labour
Swing To Lose11.27%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017Conservative
Election 2015Conservative
Election 2010Conservative
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Labour
Election 2005Labour
Election 2001Labour
Election 1997Conservative
Election 1992Conservative
Election 1987Conservative
Election 1983Conservative

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative29,13556.13%+7.25%
Labour17,44033.60%+9.40%
Liberal Democrat3,0535.88%-0.09%
Green2,2784.39%-0.29%
Majority11,69522.53%-
Turnout51,90668.70%+0.77%
Electorate75,553--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-1.07%-
Conservative hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative23,75648.88%+3.83%
Labour11,76224.20%-6.06%
UKIP7,30415.03%+10.99%
Liberal Democrat2,9015.97%-13.03%
Green2,2754.68%+3.50%
Minor4350.90%N/A
Others1640.34%N/A
Majority11,99424.68%-
Turnout48,59767.94%-0.64%
Electorate71,534--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-4.94%-
Conservative hold

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative22,66745.05%+7.14%
Labour15,22430.26%-11.38%
Liberal Democrat9,55719.00%+3.26%
UKIP2,0344.04%N/A
Green5951.18%N/A
Minor2330.46%N/A
Majority7,44314.79%-
Turnout50,31068.58%-0.17%
Electorate73,360--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-9.26%-
Conservative gain from Labour

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour20,23041.64%-0.00%
Conservative18,41937.91%+0.00%
Liberal Democrat7,64715.74%+0.00%
Minor1,5703.23%N/A
Others7171.48%N/A
Majority1,8113.73%-
Turnout48,58368.75%-0.66%
Electorate70,668--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-0.00%-
Labour hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour20,23141.64%-0.32%
Conservative18,41937.91%-3.71%
Liberal Democrat7,64715.74%+1.34%
UKIP1,5713.23%+1.22%
Minor2820.58%N/A
Others4340.89%N/A
Majority1,8123.73%-
Turnout48,58469.40%+3.91%
Electorate70,002--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-1.70%-
Labour hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour19,02741.96%+6.02%
Conservative18,87441.62%+5.52%
Liberal Democrat6,53114.40%-5.80%
UKIP9132.01%+0.26%
Majority1530.34%-
Turnout45,34565.50%-8.66%
Electorate69,233--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-0.25%-
Labour gain from Conservative

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative17,75536.10%-14.20%
Labour17,67835.94%+14.85%
Liberal Democrat9,93620.20%-6.92%
Minor2,7915.67%N/A
UKIP8611.75%N/A
Others1610.33%N/A
Majority770.16%-
Turnout49,18274.16%-2.74%
Electorate66,318--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-14.52%-
Conservative hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative29,31950.30%-4.54%
Liberal Democrat15,81127.12%N/A
Labour12,29821.10%+3.85%
Minor6731.15%N/A
Others1910.33%N/A
Majority13,50823.17%-
Turnout58,29276.90%+1.35%
Electorate75,802--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative30,18454.84%-2.25%
SDP-Liberal Alliance15,11727.47%+0.48%
Labour9,49417.25%+1.63%
Minor2440.44%N/A
Majority15,06727.38%-
Turnout55,03975.55%+2.87%
Electorate72,855--
Swing from Conservative to SDP-Liberal Alliance-1.37%-
Conservative hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative28,63157.10%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance13,53326.99%N/A
Labour7,83115.62%N/A
Minor1510.30%N/A
Majority15,09830.11%-
Turnout50,14672.68%N/A
Electorate68,998--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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