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Central Ayrshire

Shows the general election results for Central Ayrshire, which is a constituency in North Ayrshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 68,999 and a turnout of 65.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Philippa Whitford
Majority
1,267
Electorate
68,999
Turnout
65.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 37.2%
Con 34.4%
Lab 26.1%
LD 2.3%

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 (%)
Philippa Whitford  SNP 16,771 37.2 -16.0
Caroline Hollins Martin  Con 15,504 34.4 17.0
Nairn McDonald  Lab 11,762 26.1 -0.3
Tom Inglis * LD 1,050 2.3 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Con Lab LD Green SLP SSP Oth UKIP
2005 11.6% 22.1% 46.4% 16.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 1.1% 0.8%
2010 19.0% 20.4% 47.7% 11.9% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 53.2% 17.3% 26.4% 1.8% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 37.2% 34.4% 26.1% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%