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Falkirk

Shows the general election results for Falkirk, which is a county in Scotland. It is comprised of 2 constituencies (showhide). In 2005 it had a total electorate of 153,502 and a turnout of 60%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

Electorate
153,502
Turnout
60%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 49.3%
SNP 22.5%
LD 15.7%
Con 10.9%
Others 1.7%

Party results

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Lab SNP LD Con Others Total
Seats won 2 0 0 0 0 2
Votes (000s) 45 21 14 10 2 92
% vote 49.3% 22.5% 15.7% 10.9% 1.7% 100.0%
Candidates 2 2 2 2 2 10
Deposits lost 0 0 0 0 2 2

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 26.8%
1 Falkirk 29.5%
2 Linlithgow and East Falkirk 24.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 26.8%
1 Linlithgow and East Falkirk 24.1%
2 Falkirk 29.5%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 49.3%
1 Falkirk 50.9%
2 Linlithgow and East Falkirk 47.7%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 49.3%
1 Linlithgow and East Falkirk 47.7%
2 Falkirk 50.9%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 60.0%
1 Linlithgow and East Falkirk 60.5%
2 Falkirk 59.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 60.0%
1 Falkirk 59.6%
2 Linlithgow and East Falkirk 60.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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