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Stirling

Shows the general election results for Stirling, which is a constituency in Stirling. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 67,236 and a turnout of 77.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Steven Paterson
Majority
10,480
Electorate
67,236
Turnout
77.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 45.6%
Lab 25.5%
Con 23.1%
Green 3.1%
LD 2.7%

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 (%)
Steven Paterson  SNP 23,783 45.6 28.3
Johanna Boyd  Lab 13,303 25.5 -16.2
Stephen Kerr  Con 12,051 23.1 -0.9
Mark Ruskell * Green 1,606 3.1 1.5
Elisabeth Wilson * LD 1,392 2.7 -11.8
* 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 Green LD UKIP Oth SSP
2005 12.6% 36.0% 25.1% 3.0% 20.7% 0.5% 1.1% 1.0%
2010 17.3% 41.8% 24.0% 1.6% 14.5% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 45.6% 25.5% 23.1% 3.1% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
379 Stirling 20.1%
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%
445 Stirling 45.6%
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%
3 Stirling 77.5%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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