Election for the constituency of South Dorset on 8 June 2017.

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of South Dorset, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Conservative hold by Richard Drax with a majority of 11,695 - 22.5% - on a turnout of 68.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
DRAX, Richard Con 29,135 56.1% 7.2%
WARR, Tashi Lab 17,440 33.6% 9.4%
LEGG, Howard LD 3,053 5.9% -0.1%
ORRELL, Jon Green 2,278 4.4% -0.3%

An electorate of 75,553, having a valid vote count of 51,906 and an invalid vote count of 103.

Result declared at 03:05 on 9 June 2017. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.