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Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

Shows the general election results for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 67,088 and a turnout of 73.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Stuart McDonald
Majority
14,752
Electorate
67,088
Turnout
73.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 59.9%
Lab 30.0%
Con 7.9%
LD 2.2%

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 (%)
Stuart McDonald  SNP 29,572 59.9 36.1
Gregg McClymont  Lab 14,820 30.0 -27.2
Malcom Mackay  Con 3,891 7.9 -0.4
John Duncan * LD 1,099 2.2 -7.3
* 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 SSP Oth
2005 22.2% 51.8% 7.0% 14.9% 2.9% 1.2%
2010 23.8% 57.2% 8.3% 9.5% 1.2% 0.0%
2015 59.9% 30.0% 7.9% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
229 Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 29.9%
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%
52 Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 59.9%
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%
45 Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 73.6%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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