Election 2010

Wessex FM will be going live from 5am on Friday 7th May to bring you all the latest election results.

 

Constituency Profiles

 

Dorset West - Conservative HOLD - Majority of 3,923

 

Vote Share %

Conservatives:  47.6

Liberal Democrat:  40.7

Labour:  6.7

A 1.1% swing from the Liberal Democrats to the Conservatives.

 

List of Candidates and Votes

Conservative:  Oliver Letwin:  27,287

Liberal Democrat:  Sue Farrant:  23,364

Labour:  Dr Steve Bick:  3,815

UK Independence Party:  Oliver Chisholm: 2,196

Green Party:  Sue Green: 675

Turnout:  57,337 which is 74.6% a drop of 1.8% on 2005

     

 

Dorset South - Conservative GAIN - Majority of 7,443

       

Vote Share %

Conservatives:  45.1

Labour:  30.3

Liberal Democrat:  19.0

A 9.3% swing from Labour to the Conservatives.

 

List of Candidates and Votes

Conservative:  Richard Drax:  22,667

Labour:  Jim Knight:  15,224

Liberal Democrat:  Ros Kayes:  9,557

UK Indepdence Party:  Mike Hobson:  2,034

Green Party:  Brain Heatley:  595

Other:  Andy Kirkwood:  233

Turn out of 50,310 which is 68.1% down 1.3 on 2005

 

 

Dorset North - Conservative Hold - Majority of 7,625

 

Vote Share %

Conservative:  51.1

Liberal Democrat:  37.0

Labour:  5.4

A 2.8% swing from Liberal Democrats to Conservatives.

 

List of Candidates and Votes

Conservative:  Bob Walter:  27,640

Liberal Democrat:  Emily Gasson:  20,015

Labour:  Mike Bunney:  2,910

UK Independence Party:  Jeremy Nieboer:  2,812

The Green Party:  Anna Hayball:  546

Other:  Roger Munksummers:  218

 

Dorset Mid and North Poole - Liberal Democrat HOLD - Majority of 269

 

Vote Share %

Liberal Democrats:  45.1

Conservative:  44.5

Labour:  5.9

That's a 6.3% swing from the Liberal Democrats to the Conservatives.

 

List of Candidates and Votes

Liberal Democrat:  Annette Brooke:  21,100

Conservative:  Nick King:  20,831

Labour:  Darren Brown:  2,748

UK Independence Party:  Dave Evans:  2,109

The turnout was 46,788, that's 64.4%, a drop of 7.7% from 2005.

 

 

There are also local elections in Weymouth and Portland and Purbeck.

You'll be able to find out the results of those by following these links.

Dorset For You

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council