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East Dunbartonshire

Shows the general election results for East Dunbartonshire, which is a constituency in East Dunbartonshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 66,966 and a turnout of 81.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
John Nicolson
Majority
2,167
Electorate
66,966
Turnout
81.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 40.3%
LD 36.3%
Lab 12.3%
Con 8.6%
Green 1.5%
UKIP 1.0%

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 (%)
John Nicolson  SNP 22,093 40.3 29.7
Jo Swinson  LD 19,926 36.3 -2.4
Amanjit Jhund  Lab 6,754 12.3 -21.8
Andrew Polson  Con 4,727 8.6 -6.9
Ross Greer * Green 804 1.5 1.5
Wilfred Arasaratnam * UKIP 567 1.0 -0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP LD Lab Con Green UKIP SSP
2005 5.8% 41.8% 33.1% 16.5% 1.9% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 10.5% 38.7% 34.1% 15.5% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0%
2015 40.3% 36.3% 12.3% 8.6% 1.5% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
606 East Dunbartonshire 3.9%
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%
593 East Dunbartonshire 40.3%
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%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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