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Gordon

Shows the general election results for Gordon, which is a constituency in Aberdeen City. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 78,531 and a turnout of 68.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Colin Clark
Majority
2,607
Electorate
78,531
Turnout
68.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 40.7%
SNP 35.9%
Lab 11.8%
LD 11.6%

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 (%)
Colin Clark  Con 21,861 40.7 29.0
Alex Salmond  SNP 19,254 35.9 -11.8
Kirsten Muat  Lab 6,340 11.8 5.9
David Evans  LD 6,230 11.6 -21.1

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 BNP SSP
2005 17.6% 16.0% 20.2% 45.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 18.7% 22.2% 20.1% 36.0% 0.0% 1.5% 1.4% 0.0%
2015 11.7% 47.7% 5.9% 32.7% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 40.7% 35.9% 11.8% 11.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
557 Gordon 4.9%
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%
608 Gordon 40.7%
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%
356 Gordon 68.4%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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