Dorset West - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Dorset West 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 West
RegionSouth West
1st in 2017Conservative
2nd in 2017Liberal Democrat
Swing To Lose16.02%

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)Conservative
Election 2005Conservative
Election 2001Conservative
Election 1997Conservative
Election 1992Conservative
Election 1987Conservative
Election 1983Conservative

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative33,08155.51%+5.33%
Liberal Democrat13,99023.47%+1.87%
Labour10,89618.28%+8.31%
Green1,6312.74%-3.01%
Majority19,09132.03%-
Turnout59,59875.39%+3.01%
Electorate79,048--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-1.73%-
Conservative hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative28,32950.18%+2.59%
Liberal Democrat12,19921.61%-19.14%
UKIP7,05512.50%+8.67%
Labour5,6339.98%+3.32%
Green3,2425.74%+4.57%
Majority16,13028.57%-
Turnout56,45872.38%-2.21%
Electorate78,000--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-10.86%-
Conservative hold

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative27,28747.59%+1.06%
Liberal Democrat23,36440.75%-1.15%
Labour3,8156.65%-1.09%
UKIP2,1963.83%N/A
Green6751.18%N/A
Majority3,9236.84%-
Turnout57,33774.59%-1.70%
Electorate76,869--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-1.11%-
Conservative hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative24,76346.53%+0.00%
Liberal Democrat22,30141.90%+0.00%
Labour4,1217.74%-0.01%
Others2,0373.83%N/A
Majority2,4624.63%-
Turnout53,22276.29%-0.14%
Electorate69,764--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-0.00%-
Conservative hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative24,76346.53%+1.89%
Liberal Democrat22,30241.90%+0.12%
Labour4,1247.75%-5.83%
UKIP1,0842.04%N/A
Green9521.79%N/A
Majority2,4614.62%-
Turnout53,22576.43%+9.45%
Electorate69,643--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-0.89%-
Conservative hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative22,12644.63%+3.49%
Liberal Democrat20,71241.78%+4.07%
Labour6,73313.58%-4.14%
Majority1,4142.85%-
Turnout49,57166.97%-9.13%
Electorate74,016--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-0.29%-
Conservative hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative22,03641.15%-9.70%
Liberal Democrat20,19637.71%+1.53%
Labour9,49117.72%+4.75%
UKIP1,5902.97%N/A
Minor2390.45%N/A
Majority1,8403.44%-
Turnout53,55276.10%-5.08%
Electorate70,369--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-5.62%-
Conservative hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative27,76650.85%-5.35%
Liberal Democrat19,75636.18%N/A
Labour7,08212.97%+0.81%
Majority8,01014.67%-
Turnout54,60481.18%+2.92%
Electorate67,260--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative28,30556.20%-3.51%
SDP-Liberal Alliance15,94131.65%+2.76%
Labour6,12312.16%+0.74%
Majority12,36424.55%-
Turnout50,36978.26%+4.03%
Electorate64,360--
Swing from Conservative to SDP-Liberal Alliance-3.13%-
Conservative hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative27,03059.70%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance13,07828.89%N/A
Labour5,16811.41%N/A
Majority13,95230.82%-
Turnout45,27674.23%N/A
Electorate60,997--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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