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General election 2015 in Dorset - candidates and constituencies

PUBLISHED: 10:04 05 May 2015 | UPDATED: 13:04 08 May 2015

Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

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The next general election in the UK takes place on Thursday 7 May 2015. We’ve put together a handy Dorset guide to polling day; including candidates for each constituency and the results from 2010.

Full results now available here

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BOURNEMOUTH EAST

2015 candidates (known at the time of publishing)

• Conservative - Tobias Ellwood

• UKIP - David Hughes

• Green - Alasdair Keddie

• Liberal Democrats - Jon Nicholas

• Labour - Peter Stokes

• Bournemouth Independent Alliance - David Hugh Ross

2010 results (party - candidate - number of votes)

• Conservative - Tobias Ellwood - 21,320

• Liberal Democrats - Lisa Northover - 13,592

• Labour - David Stokes - 5,836

• UKIP - David Hughes - 3,027

• Independent - Steven Humphrey - 249

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BOURNEMOUTH WEST

2015 candidates

• Conservative - Conor Burns

• Patria - Dick Franklin

• Green - Elizabeth McManus

• UKIP - Martin Houlden

• Liberal Democrats - Mike Plummer

• Labour - David Stokes

2010 results

• Conservative - Conor Burns - 18,808

• Liberal Democrats - Alasdair Murray - 13,225

• Labour - Sharon Carr-Brown - 6,171

• UKIP - Philip Glover - 2,999

• Independent - Harvey Taylor - 456

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CHRISTCHURCH

2015 candidates

• Conservative - Christopher Chope

• Green - Shona Dunn

• UKIP - Robin Grey

• Labour - Andrew Satherley

• Liberal Democrats - Andy Canning

2010 results

• Conservative - Christopher Chope - 27,888

• Liberal Democrats - Martyn Hurll - 12,478

• Labour - Robert Deeks - 4,849

• UKIP - David Williams - 4,201

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MID DORSET AND NORTH POOLE

2015 candidates

• Liberal Democrats - Vikki Slade

• Labour - Patrick Canavan

• Green - Mark Chivers

• Conservative - Michael Tomlinson

• UKIP - Richard Turner

2010 results

• Liberal Democrats - Annette Brooke - 21,100

• Conservative - Nick King - 20,831

• Labour - Darren Brown - 2,748

• UKIP - Dave Evans - 2,109

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NORTH DORSET

2015 candidates

• Conservative - Simon Hoare

• Green - Richard Barrington

• Labour - Kim Fendley

• Liberal Democrats - Hugo Miéville

• UKIP - Steve Unwin

2010 results

• Conservative - Robert Walter - 27,640

• Liberal Democrats - Emily Gasson - 20,015

• Labour - Mike Bunney - 2,910

• UKIP - Jeremy Nieboer - 2,812

• Green - Anna Hayball - 546

• Monster Raving Loony - Roger Monksummers - 218

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POOLE

2015 candidates

• Conservative - Robert Syms

• Liberal Democrats - Philip Eades

• Labour - Helen Rosser

• UKIP - David Young

• Green - Adrian Oliver

• Poole People - Mark Howell

• Independent - Ian Northover

2010 results

• Conservative - Robert Syms - 22,532

• Liberal Democrats - Phillip Eades - 14,991

• Labour - Jason Sanderson - 6,041

• UKIP - Nick Wellstead - 2,507

• BNP - David Holmes - 1,188

• Independent - Ian Northover - 177

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SOUTH DORSET

2015 candidates

• Conservative - Richard Drax

• Labour - Simon Bowkett

• Green - Jane Burnet

• Liberal Democrats - Howard Legg

• UKIP - Malcolm Shakesby

• Independent - Mervyn Stewkesbury

• Movement for Active Democracy - Andy Kirkwood

2010 results

• Conservative - Richard Drax - 22,667

• Labour - Jim Knight - 15,224

• Liberal Democrats - Ros Kayes - 9,557

• UKIP - Mike Hobson - 2,034

• Green - Brian Heatley - 595

• Movement for Active Democracy - Andy Kirkwood - 233

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WEST DORSET

2015 candidates

• Conservative - Oliver Letwin

• Green - Peter Barton

• Liberal Democrats - Ros Kayes

• Labour - Rachel Rogers

• UKIP - David Glossop

2010 results

• Conservative - Oliver Letwin - 27,287

• Liberal Democrats - Sue Farrant - 23,364

• Labour - Steve Bick - 3,815

• UKIP - Oliver Chisholm - 2,196

• Green - Susan Greene - 675

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2015 candidate information sourced from the Democracy Club. All information is correct as of the published date at the top of this article.

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