Dorset County Council elections, 2017

An election will be held on 4 May 2017 for all 46 seats on Dorset County Council.

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Divisions


Burton Grange

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative David Charles Jones 1,374 65.6%
Labour Antoinette Pearce 366 17.5%
Liberal Democrats Jade Bailey 353 16.9%
Turnout: 28.0% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,008 (48.2%) - Swing: % to


Christchurch Central

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Peter Roger Alexander Hall 1,707 74.7%
Labour Julian Spurr 578 25.3%
Turnout: 30.6% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,129 (49.4%) - Swing: % to


Commons

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Margaret Phipps 1,789 68.2%
Liberal Democrats Fiona Cox 467 17.8%
Labour Peter Stokes 369 14.1%
Turnout: 32.0% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,322 (50.4%) - Swing: % to


Mudeford and Highcliffe

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Lesley Margaret Dedman 2,582 82.3%
Labour Carol Ann Wilcox 557 17.7%
Turnout: 40.0% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 2,025 (64.5%) - Swing: % to


Walkford

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Colin Jamieson 2,186 80.9%
Labour Lindsay Turner 516 19.1%
Turnout: 34.8% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,670 (61.8%) - Swing: % to


Colehill East and Stapehill

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Janet Dover 1,342 47.8%
Conservative K. D. Johnson 1,100 39.2%
UKIP Paul Graham 217 7.7%
Labour Ashley Wynne Rowlands 146 5.2%
Turnout: 36.4% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 242 (8.6%) - Swing: % to


Colehill West and Wimborne Minster

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Shane Bartlett 1,190 38.8%
Conservative Robin David Cook 1,154 37.7%
Labour Chris Brown 574 18.7%
UKIP Nick Wellstead 147 4.8%
Turnout: 42.4% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 36 (1.2%) - Swing: % to


Corfe Mullen

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Susan Jefferies 1,603 51.1%
Conservative Paul Ronald Harrison 1,300 41.5%
Labour David Peden 127 4.0%
UKIP David Ewart Mattocks 106 3.4%
Turnout: 39.3% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 303 (9.7%) - Swing: % to


Cranborne Chase

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Steve Butler 1,773 75.0%
Labour Joanne Margaret Scotton 442 18.7%
UKIP Cyril John Barnes 148 6.3%
Turnout: 35.6% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,331 (56.3%) - Swing: % to


Ferndown (2 seats)

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Steven Michael Lugg 3,090 66.6%
Conservative Andrew Charles Parry 2,950
UKIP Lawrence Leslie Ralph Wilson 795 17.1%
UKIP Peter Jonathan Lucas 657
Liberal Democrats Michael Francis Cox 508 11.0%
Liberal Democrats Jason Jones 429
Labour David Munnik 244 5.3%
Labour Ian R. Wands 203
Turnout: 32.5% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 2,155 (46.5%) - Swing: % to


Moors (2 seats)

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Ray Bryan 3,743 66.4%
Conservative David William Shortell 3,662
UKIP Robin Grey 776 13.8%
Liberal Democrats Lily Cox 657 11.7%
Labour Sandra Joy Turner 460 8.2%
Labour Heather Jean Snow 367
Turnout: 38.0% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 2,886 (51.2%) - Swing: % to


Verwood (2 seats)

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Toni Bartley Coombs 3,160 58.1%
Conservative Spencer Grant Flower 2,878
Liberal Democrats David Lawrence Tooke 820 15.1%
Green Kate Bisson 545 10.0%
UKIP John Baxter 527 9.7%
Labour Christopher John Archibold 387 7.1%
Labour Peter Thomas Parsons 276
Turnout: 33.2% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 2,058 (37.8%) - Swing: % to


Blackmore Vale

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Pauline Hannah Batstone 1,980 71.2%
Liberal Democrats David Tibbles 405 14.6%
UKIP Bill Woodhouse 209 7.5%
Labour Robert Zachary Taylor 185 6.7%
Turnout: 39.9% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,575 (56.7%) - Swing: % to


Blandford Forum

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Byron Robert Quayle 1,086 43.0%
Liberal Democrats Barrie George Cooper 1,035 40.9%
Labour Pat Osborne 291 11.5%
UKIP Jane Mary Unwin 116 4.6%
Turnout: 35.1% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 51 (2.0%) - Swing: % to


Gillingham (2 seats)

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative David Walsh 2,675 56.3%
Conservative Andrew Ronald Cattaway 2,368
Liberal Democrats Barry von Clemens 1,252 26.4%
Liberal Democrats Graeme Henry Hole 802
Labour Geoff Longcroft 414 8.7%
UKIP Peter Caulfield 409 8.6%
UKIP Steve Unwin 348
Labour Clive Edward Struver 344
Turnout: 37.5% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,116 (23.5%) - Swing: % to


Hambledon

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Deborah Anne Croney 1,841 67.5%
Liberal Democrats Martin Thomas Strange 488 17.9%
Labour Keith Yarwood 221 8.1%
UKIP Robert Michael Snow 178 6.5%
Turnout: 35.5% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,353 (49.6%) - Swing: % to


Shaftesbury

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Derek Leslie Beer 1,231 49.5%
Conservative Piers Brown 863 34.7%
UKIP Lester Geoffrey Taylor 181 7.3%
Labour Ursula Louise Ann Osborne 114 4.6%
Independent Lester Mark Dibben 100 4.0%
Turnout: 38.7% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 368 (14.8%) - Swing: % to


Stalbridge and The Beacon

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Graham Carr-Jones 1,879 68.6%
Liberal Democrats Dorothy Jane Webb 424 15.5%
UKIP Rory Herbert 235 8.6%
Labour Richard George Harvey 203 7.4%
Turnout: 39.7% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,455 (53.1%) - Swing: % to


Winterborne

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Hilary Ann Cox 1,527 65.9%
Liberal Democrats David Charles Thomas Fox 506 21.8%
Labour Haydn Roger White 284 12.3%
Turnout: 36.0% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,021 (44.1%) - Swing: % to


Lytchett Minster and Upton

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Bill Pipe 1,049 44.0%
Liberal Democrats Fred Drane 944 39.6%
UKIP Mike Fry 237 9.9%
Labour Richard Douglas Jordan 154 6.5%
Turnout: 35.7% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 105 (4.4%) - Swing: % to


North West Purbeck

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Peter Kendrick Wharf 1,654 58.9%
Liberal Democrats John Brian Taylor 890 31.7%
Labour Stewart Bullen 141 5.0%
UKIP Josephine Marie Evans 123 4.4%
Turnout: 40.4% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 764 (27.2%) - Swing: % to


South Purbeck

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Cherry Louise Brooks 1,135 40.9%
Independent Nigel Dragon 766 27.6%
Liberal Democrats Graham Holmes 666 24.0%
Labour Leigh van de Zande 205 7.4%
Turnout: 40.9% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 369 (13.3%) - Swing: % to


Swanage

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative William Stanley Trite 1,856 57.7%
Labour Cherry Ann Bartlett 679 21.1%
Liberal Democrats Gill Calvin-Thomas 540 16.8%
Independent Jason Paul Haiselden 140 4.4%
Turnout: 40.6% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,177 (36.6%) - Swing: % to


Wareham

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Beryl Rita Ezzard 1,778 52.9%
Conservative Laura Jane Miller 1,234 36.7%
Labour Roy Holliday 185 5.5%
UKIP Keith Allen Simpson 165 4.9%
Turnout: 44.8% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 544 (16.2%) - Swing: % to


Beaminster

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Rebecca Knox 2,018 62.8%
Liberal Democrats Peter James Allen 848 26.4%
Labour Mark Gage 178 5.5%
Green Neil Antony Judd 170 5.3%
Turnout: 46.3% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,170 (36.4%) - Swing: % to


Bridport (2 seats)

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Ros Kayes 2,490 38.3%
Conservative Keith Allan Day 2,415 37.2%
Conservative Mark Brandon Roberts 2,244
Liberal Democrats Sarah Ann Horniman 1,840
Green Kelvin Charles Clayton 810 12.5%
Labour Phyllida Culpin 783 12.0%
Labour Bill Mellish 690
Green Robert Sean Casey 490
Turnout: 42.7% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: split ward - Swing: % to


Chickerell and Chesil Bank

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Jean Dunseith 1,624 65.5%
Liberal Democrats James Alexander Lane Canning 348 14.0%
Labour Lynda Ann Kiss 283 11.4%
Green Carol Rosemary Byrom 226 9.1%
Turnout: 35.3% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,276 (51.4%) - Swing: % to


Dorchester (2 seats)

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Andy Canning 2,871 44.0%
Liberal Democrats Richard Martin Biggs 2,799
Conservative Gerald Duke 1,781 27.3%
Conservative Ian Francois Bernard Gosling 1,730
Labour Claudia Catherine Sorin 983 15.1%
Labour Barry Thompson 775
Green Vicki Black 581 8.9%
UKIP Geoffrey Robin Markham 311 4.8%
Green Ken Huggins 265
Turnout: 39.2% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,018 (15.6%) - Swing: % to


Linden Lea

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Nick Ireland 1,317 44.8%
Conservative Peter Jonathon Stein 1,299 44.2%
Labour Richard Michael Shrubb 198 6.7%
Green Rebekah Webb 127 4.3%
Turnout: 41.6% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 18 (0.6%) - Swing: % to


Marshwood Vale

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Daryl Turner 1,730 61.5%
Liberal Democrats Steve Trevethan 538 19.1%
Labour Joy Everington 284 10.1%
Green Chit Chong 263 9.3%
Turnout: 40.8% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,192 (42.3%) - Swing: % to


Sherborne Rural

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Mary Penfold 1,657 49.9%
Liberal Democrats Matt Hall 1,535 46.2%
Green Andrew Martin Spring 130 3.9%
Turnout: 47.3% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 122 (3.7%) - Swing: % to


Sherborne Town

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Jon Andrews 1,493 46.8%
Conservative Robert Andrew Gould 1,471 46.1%
Labour Nick Boothroyd 126 3.9%
Green Pam Rosling 103 3.2%
Turnout: 45.6% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 22 (0.7%) - Swing: % to


Three Valleys

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Jill Haynes 1,853 57.5%
Liberal Democrats David Taylor 720 22.3%
Green Peter John Barton 349 10.8%
Labour Janine Miller 301 9.3%
Turnout: 39.3% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 1,133 (35.2%) - Swing: % to


Broadwey

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Kevin Brookes 1,128 45.4%
Labour Mark Richard Tewkesbury 904 36.4%
Liberal Democrats Ryan Dean Hope 283 11.4%
Green David Howard Smith 168 6.8%
Turnout: 35.3% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 224 (9.0%) - Swing: % to


Lodmoor

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Anthony Ferrari 1,702 50.6%
Liberal Democrats David George Mannings 1,083 32.2%
Labour Thomas Taylor 392 11.7%
Green Brian Heatley 184 5.5%
Turnout: 46.2% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 619 (18.4%) - Swing: % to


Portland Harbour

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Co-operative Kate Wheller 1,282 55.6%
Conservative Kerry Leanne Baker 879 38.1%
Green Len Herbert 145 6.3%
Turnout: 33.5% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 403 (17.5%) - Swing: % to


Portland Tophill

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Katharine Muriel Garcia 995 48.1%
Labour Co-operative Paul Ralph Kimber 923 44.7%
Green Claudia Lucienne Moore 149 7.2%
Turnout: 32.2% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 72 (3.5%) - Swing: % to


Rodwell

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Green Clare Sutton 1,474 47.8%
Conservative David Leslie Hastings 901 29.2%
Labour Matthew John Hall 514 16.7%
UKIP Jill Ann Hordle 195 6.3%
Turnout: 41.0% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 573 (18.6%) - Swing: % to


Westham

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats David Best Harris 1,155 44.6%
Conservative Shenis Cant 791 30.5%
Labour Kieron Womble 488 18.8%
Green James Robert Askew 158 6.1%
Turnout: (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: (%) - Swing: % to


Weymouth Town

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Green Jon Orrell 810 31.6%
Conservative Jason Louis Osborne 698 27.2%
Labour Ann Linda Rosina Weaving 464 18.1%
Liberal Democrats Christine Mary James 387 15.1%
UKIP Francis George Drake 206 8.0%
Turnout: 35.4% (%) - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 112 (4.4%) - Swing: % to


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