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Ross, Skye and Lochaber

Shows the general election results for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, which is a constituency in Highland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 51,836 and a turnout of 67.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Kennedy, Charles
Majority
13,070
Electorate
51,836
Turnout
67.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 52.6%
Lab 15.1%
SNP 15.1%
Con 12.2%
Green 2.2%
UKIP 1.9%
Ind 0.8%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Kennedy, Charles  LD 18,335 52.6 -6.1
McKendrick, John  Lab 5,265 15.1 0.2
Stephen, Alasdair  SNP 5,263 15.1 5.5
Cameron, Donald  Con 4,260 12.2 2.2
Scott, Eleanor * Green 777 2.2 -1.1
Anderson, Phillip * UKIP 659 1.9 0.4
Campbell, Ronnie * Ind 279 0.8 0.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab SNP Con Green UKIP Ind SSP Oth
2005 58.7% 14.9% 9.6% 10.1% 3.4% 1.5% 0.0% 1.3% 0.6%
2010 52.6% 15.1% 15.1% 12.2% 2.2% 1.9% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
38 Ross, Skye and Lochaber 37.5%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

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: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
139 Ross, Skye and Lochaber 52.6%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
246 Ross, Skye and Lochaber 67.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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