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After 650 of 650 seats

Dorset West

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

CON

Conservative

Oliver Letwin Votes 33,081 header_vote_share 55.5 Net percentage change in seats +5.3
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Andy Canning Votes 13,990 header_vote_share 23.5 Net percentage change in seats +1.9
Party

LAB

Labour

Lee Rhodes Votes 10,896 header_vote_share 18.3 Net percentage change in seats +8.3
Party

GRN

Green Party

Kelvin Clayton Votes 1,631 header_vote_share 2.7 Net percentage change in seats -3.0

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

19,091

Turnout

75.4%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 55.5
Liberal Democrat 23.5
Labour 18.3
Green Party 2.7

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+8.3
Conservative
+5.3
Liberal Democrat
+1.9
Green Party
-3.0

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But they were split on whether that should be at Bournemouth or Poole.

The report also found overwhelming opposition to scale back children's facilities in Dorchester and have a specialist unit for premature babies based in the east of the county.

Claudia Sorin has campaigned against the changes, and she spoke to Breakfast in Dorset.

Dorset West: Conservative Hold

Election Graphic
BBC

Turnout increase for Dorset West, North and South

Laurence Herdman

BBC Radio Solent

The turnouts for the Election 2017 are:

  • Dorset West - 75.6% (2015 - 72.6%)
  • Dorset North 73.4% (2015 71.6%)
  • Dorset South 71.9% (2015 - 68.1%)
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We've been to primary schools to see what they make of the big issues ahead of June 8th
We've been to primary schools across Dorset to see what they make of the big issues ahead of June 8th.

We want to know how much our school audiences know about party leaders, policies and Brexit.

Claire Vera has been to Sunninghill School in Dorchester, in the West Dorset constituency, for our Political Primaries series.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Oliver Letwin
, have the following results:
  • 28,329 total votes taken.
  • 50.2% share of the total vote
  • +2.6% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Ros Kayes
, have the following results:
  • 12,199 total votes taken.
  • 21.6% share of the total vote
  • -19.1% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate David Glossop
, have the following results:
  • 7,055 total votes taken.
  • 12.5% share of the total vote
  • +8.7% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Rachel Rogers
, have the following results:
  • 5,633 total votes taken.
  • 10.0% share of the total vote
  • +3.3% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Peter Barton
, have the following results:
  • 3,242 total votes taken.
  • 5.7% share of the total vote
  • +4.6% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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