Dorset South


General Election result, June 2001

Labour gain
Jim Knight Labour 19,02742.0%
Ian Bruce Conservative 18,87441.6%
Andy Canning LibDem 6,53114.4%
Laurie Moss UKIP 9132.0%

Electorate 69,223; Turnout 65.5%; Majority 153 (0.3%)

Swing: 0.3% to Lab from Con; Declared: 4.17am


General Election result, May 1997

Conservative hold
I Bruce Conservative 17,755 36.10%
J Knight Labour 17,678 35.94%
M Plummer LibDem 9,936 20.20%
P McAndrew Referendum 2,791 5.68%
M Shakesby UKIP 861 1.75%
G Napper Natural Law 161 0.33%

Electorate: 66,493; Turnout: 73.97%; Con majority 77 (0.16%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 15.00%


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