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The South Dorset constituency has a total population of 92,092, of which 75,027 are eligible (18+) to vote (81.5%).
South Dorset ranks 149th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 404th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax (born 29 January 1958), known as Richard Drax, is a former army officer and journalist, now Conservative Party politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for South Dorset.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Drax
Election turnout for the South Dorset constituency in 2015 was 67.50%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Andy Kirkwood||Movement for Active Democracy (M.A.D.)||Male||-||-||-|
|Howard Legg||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Malcolm Shakesby||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Richard Drax||Conservative||Male||29 January 1958 (60)||-||http://www.richarddrax.com/|
Election turnout for the South Dorset constituency in 2010 was %, lower than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
This graph shows the results from 48 people in the South Dorset constituency who have taken our quiz, displaying which party best matches their opinions of the series of questions we ask.
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