Mid Dorset and North Poole

Shows the general election results for Mid Dorset and North Poole, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 62,730 and a turnout of 72.1%.


Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

Liberal Democrat Gain
Notional Candidate

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
LD 50.0%
Con 36.9%
Lab 10.1%
UKIP 3.1%

Party results

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Notional Candidate  LD 22,596 50.0
Notional Candidate  Con 16,665 36.9
Notional Candidate  Lab 4,547 10.1
Notional Candidate * UKIP 1,412 3.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
424 Mid Dorset and North Poole 13.1%
650 Gillingham and Rainham 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.6%
1 Knowsley 71.8%
223 Mid Dorset and North Poole 50.0%
650 Ochil and South Perthshire 31.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 61.1%
1 West Dorset 76.4%
14 Mid Dorset and North Poole 72.1%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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