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

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

Conservative hold by Oliver Letwin with a majority of 19,091 - 32.0% - on a turnout of 75.4%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
LETWIN, Oliver Con 33,081 55.5% 5.3%
CANNING, Andy LD 13,990 23.5% 1.9%
RHODES, Lee Lab 10,896 18.3% 8.3%
CLAYTON, Kelvin Green 1,631 2.7% -3.0%

An electorate of 79,048, having a valid vote count of 59,598 and an invalid vote count of 152.

Result declared at 02:57 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.