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West Dorset

Shows the general election results for West Dorset, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 81,897 and a turnout of 74.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
14,106
Electorate
81,897
Turnout
74.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 55.1%
LD 32.0%
Lab 9.4%
Green 3.5%

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 (%)
Chris Loder  Con 33,589 55.1 -0.4
Edward Morello  LD 19,483 32.0 8.5
Claudia Sorin * Lab 5,729 9.4 -8.9
Kelvin Clayton * Green 2,124 3.5 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Green UKIP
2005 46.5% 41.9% 7.7% 1.8% 2.0%
2010 47.6% 40.7% 6.7% 1.2% 3.8%
2015 50.2% 21.6% 10.0% 5.7% 12.5%
2017 55.5% 23.5% 18.3% 2.7% 0.0%
2019 55.1% 32.0% 9.4% 3.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
332 West Dorset 11.6%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
292 West Dorset 27.6%
650 South Down 16.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
67 West Dorset 148.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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