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Bournemouth East

Shows the general election results for Bournemouth East, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 74,591 and a turnout of 65.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Tobias Ellwood
Majority
7,937
Electorate
74,591
Turnout
65.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 51.9%
Lab 35.6%
LD 6.5%
UKIP 2.9%
Green 2.5%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Tobias Ellwood  Con 25,221 51.9 2.7
Mel Semple  Lab 17,284 35.6 18.9
Jon Nicholas  LD 3,168 6.5 -1.9
David Hughes * UKIP 1,405 2.9 -13.6
Alasdair Keddie * Green 1,236 2.5 -4.7
Kieron Wilson * Ind 304 0.6 0.6
* 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 UKIP Green Ind Bournemouth Independent Alliance
2005 45.3% 18.6% 31.3% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 48.4% 13.3% 30.9% 6.9% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0%
2015 49.2% 16.6% 8.4% 16.5% 7.3% 0.0% 2.0%
2017 51.9% 35.6% 6.5% 2.9% 2.5% 0.6% 0.0%