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Election for the constituency of Poole on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Robert Syms with a majority of 15,789 - 33.3% - on a turnout of 65.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SYMS, Robert Con 23,745 50.1% 2.6%
YOUNG, David UKIP 7,956 16.8% 11.5%
ROSSER, Helen Lab 6,102 12.9% 0.1%
EADES, Philip LD 5,572 11.8% -19.8%
OLIVER, Adrian Green 2,198 4.6% -
HOWELL, Mark Pool 1,766 3.7% -
NORTHOVER, Ian Ind 54 0.1% -

An electorate of 72,557, having a valid vote count of 47,393 and an invalid vote count of 138.

Result declared at 06:52 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

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.