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Election for the constituency of Mid Dorset and North Poole on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Mid Dorset and North Poole, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats by Michael Tomlinson with a majority of 10,530 - 22.6% - on a turnout of 72.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
TOMLINSON, Michael Con 23,639 50.8% 6.3%
SLADE, Vikki LD 13,109 28.2% -16.9%
TURNER, Richard UKIP 5,663 12.2% 7.7%
CANAVAN, Patrick Lab 2,767 6.0% 0.1%
CHIVERS, Mark Green 1,321 2.8% -

An electorate of 64,299, having a valid vote count of 46,499 and an invalid vote count of 137.

Result declared at 07:26 on 8 May 2015. 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.