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Glasgow South West

Shows the general election results for Glasgow South West, which is a constituency in Glasgow City. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 66,209 and a turnout of 61.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Christopher Stephens
Majority
9,950
Electorate
66,209
Turnout
61.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 57.2%
Lab 32.8%
Con 5.0%
UKIP 2.4%
Green 1.2%
LD 1.0%
SSP 0.4%

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 (%)
Christopher Stephens  SNP 23,388 57.2 40.8
Ian Davidson  Lab 13,438 32.8 -29.7
Gordon McCaskill * Con 2,036 5.0 -1.6
Sarah Hemy * UKIP 970 2.4 2.4
Sean Templeton * Green 507 1.2 1.2
Isabel Nelson * LD 406 1.0 -8.0
Bill Bonnar * SSP 176 0.4 0.4
* 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 UKIP Green LD SSP TUSC BNP Oth
2005 15.4% 60.2% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 11.6% 5.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 16.3% 62.5% 6.6% 0.0% 0.0% 9.0% 0.0% 2.9% 2.6% 0.0%
2015 57.2% 32.8% 5.0% 2.4% 1.2% 1.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
325 Glasgow South West 24.3%
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%
100 Glasgow South West 57.2%
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%
515 Glasgow South West 61.8%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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