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Dunfermline and West Fife

Shows the general election results for Dunfermline and West Fife, which is a constituency in Fife. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 78,037 and a turnout of 71.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Douglas Chapman
Majority
10,352
Electorate
78,037
Turnout
71.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 50.3%
Lab 31.7%
Con 11.9%
LD 4.0%
Green 2.1%

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 (%)
Douglas Chapman  SNP 28,096 50.3 39.6
Thomas Docherty  Lab 17,744 31.7 -14.5
James Reekie  Con 6,623 11.9 5.1
Gillian Cole-Hamilton * LD 2,232 4.0 -31.1
Lewis Campbell * Green 1,195 2.1 2.1
* 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 LD Green UKIP SSP
2005 18.9% 47.4% 10.3% 20.2% 0.0% 1.5% 1.6%
2010 10.6% 46.3% 6.8% 35.1% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0%
2015 50.3% 31.7% 11.9% 4.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
398 Dunfermline and West Fife 18.5%
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%
304 Dunfermline and West Fife 50.3%
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%
102 Dunfermline and West Fife 71.6%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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