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Mid Dorset and North Poole

Shows the general election results for Mid Dorset and North Poole, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,660 and a turnout of 72.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Brooke, Annette
Majority
269
Electorate
64,660
Turnout
72.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 45.1%
Con 44.5%
Lab 5.9%
UKIP 4.5%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Brooke, Annette  LD 21,100 45.1 -4.9
King, Nick  Con 20,831 44.5 7.7
Brown, Darren  Lab 2,748 5.9 -4.2
Evans, Dave * UKIP 2,109 4.5 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab UKIP
2005 50.0% 36.9% 10.1% 3.1%
2010 45.1% 44.5% 5.9% 4.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
635 Mid Dorset and North Poole 0.6%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 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: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
384 Mid Dorset and North Poole 45.1%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
57 Mid Dorset and North Poole 72.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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