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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE75,027 voters
AREA151 sq. miles


South Dorset is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Richard Drax of the Conservative party.

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.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Richard Drax

Richard Drax

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

MP DETAILS
AddressRichard Drax MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressrichard@richarddrax.com
ConstituencySouth Dorset
GenderMale
Date of Birth29/01/1958
WebsiteWebsite
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Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
48.9%
24.2%
6.0%
4.7 %
15.0%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the South Dorset constituency in 2015 was 67.50%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Andy KirkwoodMovement for Active Democracy (M.A.D.)Male---
Howard LeggLiberal DemocratMale---
Jane BurnetGreenFemale--http://www.janeburnet4southdorset.org.uk/
Malcolm ShakesbyUK Independence PartyMale---
Mervyn StewkesburyIndependentMale--http://www.mstewkesbury.com/
Richard DraxConservativeMale29 January 1958 (59)-http://www.richarddrax.com/
Simon BowkettLabourMale--http://simonbowkett.co.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

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2010 CANDIDATES
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the South Dorset constituency in 2010 was %, lower than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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