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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE78,174 voters
AREA400 sq. miles


West Dorset is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Oliver Letwin of the Conservative party.

The West Dorset constituency has a total population of 95,684, of which 78,174 are eligible (18+) to vote (81.7%).

West Dorset ranks 48th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 335th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Oliver Letwin

Oliver Letwin

Oliver Letwin FRSA (born 19 May 1956, in Hampstead) is a British politician and a member of the Conservative Party. As of 2014 he was the Minister of State for Government Policy at the Cabinet Office, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the constituency of West Dorset. He is also the Chairman of the Conservative Research Department and Chairman of the Conservative Party's Policy Review.

Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Letwin

MP DETAILS
AddressOliver Letwin MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressantonystanley@westdorsetconservatives.com
ConstituencyWest Dorset
GenderMale
Date of Birth19/05/1956
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
50.2%
10.0%
21.6%
5.7 %
12.5%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the West Dorset constituency in 2015 was 72.00%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
David GlossopUK Independence PartyMale---
Oliver LetwinConservativeMale19 May 1956 (62)--
Peter BartonGreenMale--http://www.peterbarton4westdorset.org.uk/
Rachel RogersLabourFemale--http://www.rachelrogers.net/
Ros KayesLiberal DemocratFemale--http://roskayes.org.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
VOTE COUNTS
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2010 CANDIDATES
ELECTION TURNOUT

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

QUIZ RESULTS

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