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Bournemouth West

Shows the general election results for Bournemouth West, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,753 and a turnout of 58.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Burns, Conor
Majority
5,583
Electorate
71,753
Turnout
58.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.1%
LD 31.7%
Lab 14.8%
UKIP 7.2%
Ind 1.1%

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 (%)
Burns, Conor  Con 18,808 45.1 5.6
Murray, Alasdair  LD 13,225 31.7 -0.2
Carr-Brown, Sharon  Lab 6,171 14.8 -8.1
Glover, Philip  UKIP 2,999 7.2 1.6
Taylor, Harvey * Ind 456 1.1 1.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Ind
2005 39.5% 32.0% 22.9% 5.6% 0.0%
2010 45.1% 31.7% 14.8% 7.2% 1.1%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
382 Bournemouth West 13.4%
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%
380 Bournemouth West 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%
569 Bournemouth West 58.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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