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North Dorset

Shows the general election results for North Dorset, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,741 and a turnout of 73.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Walter, Robert
Majority
7,625
Electorate
73,741
Turnout
73.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.1%
LD 37.0%
Lab 5.4%
UKIP 5.2%
Green 1.0%
MRLP 0.4%

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 (%)
Walter, Robert  Con 27,640 51.1 4.6
Gasson, Emily  LD 20,015 37.0 -0.9
Bunney, Mike  Lab 2,910 5.4 -4.2
Niebower, Jeremy  UKIP 2,812 5.2 1.3
Hayball, Anna * Green 546 1.0 -1.3
Monksummers, Roger * MRLP 218 0.4 0.4
* 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 Green MRLP
2005 46.4% 37.8% 9.6% 3.9% 2.3% 0.0%
2010 51.1% 37.0% 5.4% 5.2% 1.0% 0.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
367 North Dorset 14.1%
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%
186 North Dorset 51.1%
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%
29 North Dorset 73.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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