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West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

Shows the general election results for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, which is a constituency in Aberdeenshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,477 and a turnout of 71.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Andrew Bowie
Majority
7,950
Electorate
72,477
Turnout
71.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 47.9%
SNP 32.5%
Lab 11.1%
LD 8.6%

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 (%)
Andrew Bowie  Con 24,704 47.9 19.0
Stuart Donaldson  SNP 16,754 32.5 -9.1
Barry Black  Lab 5,706 11.1 6.5
John Waddell  LD 4,461 8.6 -12.8

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con SNP Lab LD UKIP Green Ind BNP SSP
2005 28.4% 11.3% 13.1% 46.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 30.3% 15.7% 13.6% 38.4% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0%
2015 28.8% 41.6% 4.5% 21.4% 1.8% 1.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 47.9% 32.5% 11.1% 8.6% 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%
423 West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 15.4%
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%
526 West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 47.9%
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%
217 West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 71.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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