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North East Fife

Shows the general election results for North East Fife, which is a constituency in Fife. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 58,685 and a turnout of 71.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Stephen Gethins
Majority
2
Electorate
58,685
Turnout
71.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 32.9%
LD 32.9%
Con 24.1%
Lab 9.6%
Independent Sovereign Democratic Britain 0.5%

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 (%)
Stephen Gethins  SNP 13,743 32.9 -8.1
Elizabeth Riches  LD 13,741 32.9 1.5
Tony Miklinski  Con 10,088 24.1 7.8
Rosalind Garton  Lab 4,026 9.6 1.9
Mike Scott-Hayward * Independent Sovereign Democratic Britain 224 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP LD Con Lab Independent Sovereign Democratic Britain Green Ind UKIP SSP
2005 10.4% 52.1% 19.5% 12.8% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 1.4% 1.1%
2010 14.2% 44.3% 21.8% 17.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0%
2015 40.9% 31.3% 16.3% 7.7% 0.0% 3.1% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 32.9% 32.9% 24.1% 9.6% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
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%
647 North East Fife 32.9%
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%
216 North East Fife 71.3%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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