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Glasgow East

Shows the general election results for Glasgow East, which is a constituency in Glasgow City. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 67,381 and a turnout of 57.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
5,566
Electorate
67,381
Turnout
57.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 47.7%
Lab 33.2%
Con 14.8%
LD 4.2%

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 (%)
David Linden  SNP 18,357 47.7 8.9
Kate Watson  Lab 12,791 33.2 -5.3
Thomas Kerr  Con 5,709 14.8 -4.0
James Harrison * LD 1,626 4.2 2.7
* 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 UKIP Ind SDP Green Soc BNP SSP
2005 17.0% 60.7% 6.9% 11.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 24.7% 61.6% 4.5% 5.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 1.4%
2015 56.9% 32.4% 6.0% 0.7% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 38.8% 38.6% 18.8% 1.6% 1.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 47.7% 33.2% 14.8% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
440 Glasgow East 14.5%
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%
497 Glasgow East 47.7%
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%
616 Glasgow East 57.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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