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Poole

Shows the general election results for Poole, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 73,989 and a turnout of 68.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
19,116
Electorate
73,989
Turnout
68.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 58.7%
Lab 20.8%
LD 15.5%
Green 3.4%
Ind 1.7%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Robert Syms  Con 29,599 58.7 0.7
Sue Aitkenhead  Lab 10,483 20.8 -8.7
Victoria Collins  LD 7,819 15.5 6.6
Barry Harding-Rathbone * Green 1,702 3.4 0.8
David Young * Ind 848 1.7 1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green Ind Demos Direct Initiative Party UKIP The Party for Poole People Ltd. BNP Oth
2005 43.4% 22.7% 29.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 47.5% 12.7% 31.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 5.3% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0%
2015 50.1% 12.9% 11.8% 4.6% 0.1% 0.0% 16.8% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.9% 29.4% 8.9% 2.6% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 58.7% 20.8% 15.5% 3.4% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
148 Poole 37.9%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
206 Poole 58.7%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
298 Poole 68.2%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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