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Glasgow South

Shows the general election results for Glasgow South, which is a constituency in Glasgow City. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 70,891 and a turnout of 66.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
9,005
Electorate
70,891
Turnout
66.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 48.1%
Lab 29.1%
Con 13.1%
LD 5.9%
Green 2.6%
BXT 1.1%

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 (%)
Stewart Malcolm McDonald  SNP 22,829 48.1 7.0
Johann Lamont  Lab 13,824 29.1 -7.4
Kyle Thornton  Con 6,237 13.1 -5.9
Carole Ford  LD 2,786 5.9 2.6
Dan Hutchison * Green 1,251 2.6 2.6
Danyaal Raja * BXT 516 1.1 1.1
* 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 BXT TUSC BNP SSP Oth
2005 12.6% 47.2% 12.6% 19.0% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.4% 0.7%
2010 20.1% 51.7% 11.5% 11.8% 2.4% 0.0% 0.9% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 54.9% 29.7% 9.7% 2.1% 2.9% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 41.1% 36.6% 19.1% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.1% 29.1% 13.1% 5.9% 2.6% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
376 Glasgow South 19.0%
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%
480 Glasgow South 48.1%
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%
352 Glasgow South 66.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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