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Last Updated: Friday, 6 May, 2005, 04:01 GMT 05:01 UK
Result: Dorset South

  LAB HOLD



TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 41.6%
Conservative Conservative 37.9%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 15.7%
Swing: 1.7% from CON to LAB
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Jim Knight Labour 20,231 41.6 -0.4
Ed Matts Conservative 18,419 37.9 -3.7
Graham Oakes Liberal Democrat 7,647 15.7 +1.3
Hugh Chalker UK Independence Party 1,571 3.2 +1.2
Vic Hamilton Legalise Cannabis Alliance 282 0.6 +0.6
Berny Parkes Respect-Unity Coalition 219 0.5 +0.5
Andrew Kirkwood Personality AND Rational Thinking? Yes! Party 107 0.2 +0.2
Colin Bex Wessex Regionalists 83 0.2 +0.2
David Marchesi Socialist Labour Party 25 0.1 +0.1
Majority 1,812 3.7  
Turnout 48,584 68.7 +3.2
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POLITICAL MAKE UP OF SOUTH WEST
A map of South West showing its political make up.

2001 RESULT FOR DORSET SOUTH
Labour Labour 42.0%
Conservative Conservative 41.6%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 14.4%
Others Others 2.0%


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