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Poole

Shows the general election results for Poole, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 73,796 and a turnout of 67.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Robert Syms
Majority
14,209
Electorate
73,796
Turnout
67.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 57.9%
Lab 29.4%
LD 8.9%
Green 2.6%
Demos Direct Initiative Party 1.1%

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 (%)
Robert Syms  Con 28,888 57.9 7.8
Katie Taylor  Lab 14,679 29.4 16.6
Mike Plummer  LD 4,433 8.9 -2.9
Adrian Oliver * Green 1,299 2.6 -2.0
Marty Caine * Demos Direct Initiative Party 551 1.1 1.1
* 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 Demos Direct Initiative Party UKIP The Party for Poole People Ltd. Ind BNP Oth
2005 43.4% 22.7% 29.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 47.5% 12.7% 31.6% 0.0% 0.0% 5.3% 0.0% 0.4% 2.5% 0.0%
2015 50.1% 12.9% 11.8% 4.6% 0.0% 16.8% 3.7% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.9% 29.4% 8.9% 2.6% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%