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Argyll and Bute

Shows the general election results for Argyll and Bute, which is a constituency in Argyll & Bute. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 68,875 and a turnout of 75.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Brendan O'Hara
Majority
8,473
Electorate
68,875
Turnout
75.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 44.3%
LD 27.9%
Con 14.9%
Lab 10.4%
UKIP 2.5%

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 (%)
Brendan O'Hara  SNP 22,959 44.3 25.3
Alan Reid  LD 14,486 27.9 -3.7
Alastair Redman  Con 7,733 14.9 -9.1
Mary Galbraith  Lab 5,394 10.4 -12.3
Caroline Santos * UKIP 1,311 2.5 2.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP LD Con Lab UKIP Green Ind SJP SSP
2005 15.5% 36.5% 23.5% 22.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
2010 18.9% 31.6% 24.0% 22.7% 0.0% 1.7% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 44.3% 27.9% 14.9% 10.4% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
429 Argyll and Bute 16.3%
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%
477 Argyll and Bute 44.3%
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%
17 Argyll and Bute 75.3%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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