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Vote 2015: Purbeck District Council results

Vote 2015: Purbeck District Council results

Lib Dems hold on to seats in East Dorset

Vote 2015: Lib Dems hold on to seats in East Dorset

David Flagg celebrates retaining his seat in Burton and Winkton

Vote 2015: Tories maintain their dominance in Christchurch

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Gill Seymour, Bobbie Dove, Lawrence Williams

Vote 2015: Conservatives wipe out Labour and the Liberal Democrats in Bournemouth

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Les Burden, Judy Butt and John Rampton

VIDEO: Vote 2015: Landslide victory for the Conservatives in the local elections in Poole

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Laurence Fear

Vote 2015: Bournemouth gets its first ever Ukip councillor, 21-year-old Laurence Fear

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Vote 2015: Local election results for Bournemouth and Poole

Vote 2015: Local election results for Bournemouth and Poole as it happened

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Vote 2015 - Election day live

Vote 2015 - Election day live: Conservatives win majority

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Vote 2015: Tories poised for a clean sweep across Dorset as David Cameron pulls off "great escape"

UPDATED Vote 2015: Tories get clean sweep across Dorset as David Cameron heads for Conservative majority

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Vote 2015: "Totally positive" campaign helps Conor Burns to decisive victory

VIDEO: Vote 2015: "Totally positive" campaign helps Conor Burns to decisive victory

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Vote 2015: "It's been a joy" says Robert Syms as Poole overwhelmingly votes him back in

VIDEO: Vote 2015: "It's been a joy" says Robert Syms as Poole overwhelmingly votes him back in

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Vote 2015: Mid Dorset goes blue again as Lib Dem vote collapses

VIDEO: Vote 2015: Mid Dorset goes blue again as Lib Dem vote collapses

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Vote 2015: Tobias Ellwood sweeps to victory

VIDEO: Vote 2015: Tobias Ellwood sweeps to victory

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VOTE 2015: Witney councillor Simon Hoare polls 30,227 votes in North Dorset

VOTE 2015: Simon Hoare polls 30,227 votes in North Dorset

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Kinson voters told to come back later after polling stations sent wrong ballot papers

UPDATE: Kinson voters affected by ballot papers blunder urged to return to polling stations

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Election delayed after candidate's death

Election delayed after candidate's death

17 people who are voting today - and why

17 people who are voting today - and why

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Council candidate in court charged with assaulting his wife

Council candidate in court charged with assaulting his wife

Mark Smith, who was attacked by a group of men that tried to remove his UKIP sign outside of his home.

UKIP supporter 'kicked by group of men' over election sign outside his house

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POLL: Will you be voting in the general election?

POLL: Will you be voting in the general election?

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11 charts that show why you should register to vote in May

11 charts that show why you should vote on May 7

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CAMPAIGN: An Operation Black Vote poster at the side of Alderney Post Office

VOTE 2015: Sol Campbell "whites up" to get Dorset's ethnic minority voters to ballot box

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The seven questions we asked your Vote 2015 candidates, and what they answered

The seven questions we asked your Vote 2015 candidates, and what they answered

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Vote 2015: How two candidates tried to send substitutes to a hustings - and the audience refused to let them speak

Vote 2015: How two candidates tried to send substitutes to a hustings - and the audience refused to let them speak

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George Orwell's boss, the Wimbledon player and the man who published Lolita: five of Dorset's most interesting MPs

George Orwell's boss, the Wimbledon player and the man who published Lolita: five of Dorset's most interesting MPs

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The election - isn't that when it goes all dark? What we learned from asking primary school children about the vote

The election - isn't that when it goes all dark? What we learned from asking primary school children about the vote

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Holes Bay Nature Park.

Vote 2015: Navitus Bay to Poole Harbour - candidates give their views on green issues

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VOTE WINNER: Echo picture of Conservative John Cordle campaigning in Bournemouth East ahead of the general election in June 1970

The fight for votes: Dramatic election nights of the past in Dorset and the New Forest

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg gets his hands dirty when he visits Tops day Nursery in Corfe Mullen with North Poole and Mid Dorset candidate Vikki Slade. RC270415pCleggtops -   PICTURE BY RICHARD CREASE (24424649)

Vote 2015: Clegg showing a hand in vital seat

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Poole Tory candidate Robert Syms

Vote 2015: "He treats his constituents with contempt" - Robert Syms fails to show at residents' meeting

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Robert Syms

Vote 2015: Why won't Conservative candidate Robert Syms attend hustings in Poole?

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Sean Holloway

Vote 2015: Benefits, voting and coalitions - bus passengers give their views on the election

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Nick Clegg with Mid Dorset and North Poole candidate Vikki Slade

Six questions we asked Nick Clegg (and the answers he gave us)

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West Dorset Liberal Democrat Candidate Ros Kayes

VOTE 2015: West Dorset Liberal Democrat candidate Ros Kayes: 'This county has the highest percentage exodus of 19 to 24-year-olds in the UK and it’s because they can’t afford to live here.'

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Mid-Dorset and North Poole candidate Vikki Slade hosts Lim Dem leader Nick Clegg at Molly's Cafe in Broadstone.

Vote 2015: Funding, access to services 24 hours and more integration - where your candidates stand on the NHS

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Oliver Letwin: ‘People want a future of security’

VOTE 2015: West Dorset Conservative candidate Oliver Letwin: ‘People want a future of security’

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Vote 2015: where does each party stand on the NHS?

Vote 2015: where does each party stand on the NHS?

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We've got five minutes with Nick Clegg - what would you like us to ask him?

We've got five minutes with Nick Clegg - what would you like us to ask him?

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Michael Gove with Conservative supporters on a visit to Wimborne Minster.

"Every vote counts": Michael Gove visits Wimborne in battle for Mid Dorset

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QUESTIONS: The Green Party's Jane Burnet, right. Picture: FINNBARR WEBSTER

ELECTION 2015: Voters seek detail on party policies as South Dorset candidates in spotlight

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More council candidates than ever battling it out for votes in Boscombe

More council candidates than ever battling it out for votes in Boscombe as residents urged to attend meeting

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Five things we learned from the Bournemouth East Vote 2015 hustings

Vote 2015: Five things we learned from the Bournemouth East hustings

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Five things we learned from the Christchurch Vote 2015 hustings

Vote 2015: Five things we learned from the Christchurch hustings

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Robert Syms "too busy" to attend hustings in Poole

Robert Syms "too busy" to attend hustings in Poole

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More than 200 candidates to contest Bournemouth council seats

More than 200 candidates to contest Bournemouth council seats

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Crowds on Poole Quay

Green Party to contest all Poole seats in council elections for first time ever

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COURT CASE: Spencer Flower

Former council leader convicted in landmark case to stand as Independent

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Vote 2015: Local, parish and town council election candidates for Dorset

Vote 2015: Council elections candidates for Bournemouth, Christchurch, East Dorset, Poole and Purbeck

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Vote Conservative here and get Cameron clinging onto the coat tails of UKIP: Nick Clegg's turn to emphasise importance of Mid Dorset

Vote Conservative here and get Cameron clinging onto the coat tails of UKIP: Nick Clegg's turn to emphasise importance of Mid Dorset

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Mid Dorset: a crucial battleground in the fight for Number 10

Mid Dorset: a crucial battleground in the fight for Number 10

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