The Conservatives have kept their their hold on Bournemouth West, with MP Conor Burns returning to Parliament.
Conservatives count came in at 21,155
Labour count came in at 7,386
Lib Dem count came in at 3,821
UKIP count came in at 7,745
Patria count came at 99
Green count came in at 3,107
Conor Burns came out on top against Liberal Democrat Mike Plummer, Labour’s David Stokes, UKIP’s Martin Houlden, Elizabeth McManus of the Green Party, and Dick Franklin of the Patria party.
The constituency has elected Conservative MP’s since it’s creation in 1950, and 45.1% of voters returned Burns to Parliament in 2010 with 18,808 votes; with five candidates to choose from.
This was a Conservative swing of 2.9%.
Runner-up Lib Dem candidate, Alasdair Murray, received 13,592 votes (30.9%, a swing of -0.2%).
In his acceptance speech, Conor Burns’ last word spoke of his continued fight against Navitus Bay.