North Dorset

North Dorset is a constituency in Dorset, in the South West of England. The seat has been held by Simon Hoare (Conservative) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
7,625
Electorate
73,741
Turnout
73.4%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Walter, Robert
Conservative
27,640 51.1% 4.6%
Gasson, Emily
Liberal Democrat
20,015 37.0% -0.9%
Bunney, Mike
Labour
2,910 5.4% -4.2%
Niebower, Jeremy
UK Independence Party
2,812 5.2% 1.3%
Hayball, Anna
Green Party
546 1.0% -1.3%
Monksummers, Roger
MRLP
218 0.4% 0.4%