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Airdrie and Shotts

Shows the general election results for Airdrie and Shotts, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 66,792 and a turnout of 66.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Neil Gray
Majority
8,779
Electorate
66,792
Turnout
66.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 53.9%
Lab 34.1%
Con 7.7%
UKIP 2.5%
LD 1.5%
Ind 0.3%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Neil Gray  SNP 23,887 53.9 30.4
Pamela Nash  Lab 15,108 34.1 -24.0
Eric Holford  Con 3,389 7.7 -1.1
Matt Williams * UKIP 1,088 2.5 2.5
John Love * LD 678 1.5 -6.6
Deryck Beaumont * Ind 136 0.3 -1.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con UKIP LD Ind SSP Oth
2005 16.5% 59.0% 9.9% 0.0% 11.4% 0.0% 2.1% 1.0%
2010 23.5% 58.2% 8.7% 0.0% 8.1% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 53.9% 34.1% 7.7% 2.5% 1.5% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
382 Airdrie and Shotts 19.8%
650 Gower 0.1%

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

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
187 Airdrie and Shotts 53.9%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
349 Airdrie and Shotts 66.3%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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