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Dunfermline and West Fife

Shows the general election results for Dunfermline and West Fife, which is a constituency in Fife. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 75,672 and a turnout of 67.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Douglas Chapman
Majority
844
Electorate
75,672
Turnout
67.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 35.5%
Lab 33.9%
Con 24.7%
LD 5.9%

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 (%)
Douglas Chapman  SNP 18,121 35.5 -14.7
Cara Hilton  Lab 17,277 33.9 2.1
Belinda Hacking  Con 12,593 24.7 12.8
James Calder  LD 3,019 5.9 1.9

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con LD Green UKIP SSP
2005 18.9% 47.4% 10.3% 20.2% 0.0% 1.5% 1.6%
2010 10.6% 46.3% 6.8% 35.1% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0%
2015 50.3% 31.7% 11.9% 4.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 35.5% 33.9% 24.7% 5.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
604 Dunfermline and West Fife 1.7%
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%
644 Dunfermline and West Fife 35.5%
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%
400 Dunfermline and West Fife 67.4%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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