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Argyll and Bute

Shows the general election results for Argyll and Bute, which is a constituency in Argyll & Bute. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,230 and a turnout of 71.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Brendan O'Hara
Majority
1,328
Electorate
67,230
Turnout
71.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 36.0%
Con 33.2%
LD 18.2%
Lab 12.6%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Brendan O'Hara  SNP 17,304 36.0 -8.3
Gary Mulvaney  Con 15,976 33.2 18.3
Alan Reid  LD 8,745 18.2 -9.7
Michael Kelly  Lab 6,044 12.6 2.2

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Con LD Lab UKIP Green Ind SJP SSP
2005 15.5% 23.5% 36.5% 22.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
2010 18.9% 24.0% 31.6% 22.7% 0.0% 1.7% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 44.3% 14.9% 27.9% 10.4% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 36.0% 33.2% 18.2% 12.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
591 Argyll and Bute 2.8%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
641 Argyll and Bute 36.0%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
211 Argyll and Bute 71.5%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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