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Bournemouth West

Shows the general election results for Bournemouth West, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 73,195 and a turnout of 60.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Conor Burns
Majority
7,711
Electorate
73,195
Turnout
60.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 53.5%
Lab 36.2%
LD 6.6%
Green 2.8%
Prte 0.9%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Conor Burns  Con 23,812 53.5 5.3
David Stokes  Lab 16,101 36.2 18.5
Phil Dunn  LD 2,929 6.6 -1.3
Simon Bull * Green 1,247 2.8 -4.6
Jason Halsey * Prte 418 0.9 0.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green Prte UKIP Patr Ind
2005 39.5% 22.9% 32.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.1% 14.8% 31.7% 0.0% 0.0% 7.2% 0.0% 1.1%
2015 48.2% 17.7% 7.9% 7.4% 0.0% 18.5% 0.2% 0.0%
2017 53.5% 36.2% 6.6% 2.8% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
403 Bournemouth West 17.3%
650 North East Fife 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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
392 Bournemouth West 53.5%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
606 Bournemouth West 60.8%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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