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Highland

Shows the general election results for Highland, which is a county in Scotland. It is comprised of 3 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 171,627 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
171,627
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 44.6%
Lab 20.6%
SNP 17.7%
Con 12.9%
Green 1.4%
UKIP 1.1%
Others 1.7%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

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

Party LD Lab SNP Con Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 49 23 20 14 2 1 2 111
% vote 44.6% 20.6% 17.7% 12.9% 1.4% 1.1% 1.7% 100.0%
Change -4.1% -2.7% +5.4% +2.7% -0.7% +0.6% -1.3% 0%
Candidates 3 3 3 3 2 2 5 21
Deposits lost 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 9

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 Others
2005 48.7% 23.3% 12.3% 10.2% 2.1% 0.5% 3.0%
2010 44.6% 20.6% 17.7% 12.9% 1.4% 1.1% 1.7%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year LD Lab SNP Con Green UKIP Others
2005 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.1%
1 Ross, Skye and Lochaber 37.5%
2 Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 18.6%
3 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 16.8%

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: 24.1%
1 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 16.8%
2 Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 18.6%
3 Ross, Skye and Lochaber 37.5%

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: 44.6%
1 Ross, Skye and Lochaber 52.6%
2 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 41.4%
3 Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 40.7%

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: 44.6%
1 Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 40.7%
2 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 41.4%
3 Ross, Skye and Lochaber 52.6%

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

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Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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