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Dundee West

Shows the general election results for Dundee West, which is a constituency in Dundee City. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 62,644 and a turnout of 61.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Chris Law
Majority
5,262
Electorate
62,644
Turnout
61.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 46.7%
Lab 33.1%
Con 16.2%
LD 3.1%
Ind 1.0%

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 (%)
Chris Law  SNP 18,045 46.7 -15.3
Alan Cowan  Lab 12,783 33.1 9.4
Darren Cormack  Con 6,257 16.2 7.6
Jenny Blain * LD 1,189 3.1 0.7
Sean Dobson * Ind 403 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con LD Ind Green TUSC BNP SSP
2005 30.0% 44.6% 8.3% 14.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 28.9% 48.5% 9.3% 11.4% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0%
2015 61.9% 23.7% 8.6% 2.4% 0.0% 2.7% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 46.7% 33.1% 16.2% 3.1% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%