ceremonial county of (which includes the Dorset unitary authorities of Bournemouth and Poole) is divided into 8 Parliamentary constituencies - 3 Borough constituencies and 5 County constituencies.
Constituencies [ edit ]
† Conservative ‡ Labour ¤ Liberal Democrat
[nb 1 ] Electorate
[nb 2 ]
Member of Parliament Nearest opposition
Bournemouth East BC 71,125
Bournemouth West BC 68,080
Christchurch CC 66,744
Mid Dorset and North Poole CC 65,066
North Dorset CC 66,608
Poole BC 67,933
South Dorset CC 67,752
West Dorset CC 71,462
Boundary changes [ edit ]
Boundary Commission for England decided to retain Dorset's constituencies for the 2010 election, making minor changes to realign constituency boundaries with the boundaries of current local government wards, and to reduce the electoral disparity between constituencies.
Results [ edit ]
^ BC denotes borough constituency, CC denotes county constituency.
^ The majority is the number of votes the winning candidate receives more than their nearest rival.
References [ edit ]