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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 2019 it had a total electorate of 76,652 and a turnout of 69.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
10,699
Electorate
76,652
Turnout
69.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 44.4%
Lab 24.4%
Con 21.0%
LD 8.0%
Green 2.4%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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 23,727 44.4 8.8
Cara Hilton  Lab 13,028 24.4 -9.5
Moira Benny  Con 11,207 21.0 -3.7
Rebecca Bell  LD 4,262 8.0 2.1
Mags Hall * Green 1,258 2.4 2.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

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%
2019 44.4% 24.4% 21.0% 8.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
364 Dunfermline and West Fife 20.0%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
576 Dunfermline and West Fife 44.4%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
233 Dunfermline and West Fife 69.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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