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Motherwell and Wishaw

Shows the general election results for Motherwell and Wishaw, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 68,856 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
6,268
Electorate
68,856
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 46.4%
Lab 32.3%
Con 16.1%
LD 3.8%
UKIP 1.4%

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 (%)
Marion Fellows  SNP 20,622 46.4 7.9
Angela Feeney  Lab 14,354 32.3 -5.4
Meghan Gallacher  Con 7,150 16.1 -4.2
Christopher Wilson * LD 1,675 3.8 1.6
Neil Wilson * UKIP 619 1.4 0.1
* 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 UKIP TUSC SSP Oth
2005 16.5% 57.5% 9.3% 12.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 2.0%
2010 18.2% 61.1% 9.4% 9.8% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 56.5% 31.9% 7.7% 1.2% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 38.5% 37.8% 20.2% 2.2% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 46.4% 32.3% 16.1% 3.8% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
445 Motherwell and Wishaw 14.1%
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%
520 Motherwell and Wishaw 46.4%
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%
452 Motherwell and Wishaw 64.5%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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