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East Renfrewshire

Shows the general election results for East Renfrewshire, which is a constituency in East Renfrewshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 70,067 and a turnout of 76.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Paul Masterton
Majority
4,712
Electorate
70,067
Turnout
76.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 40.0%
SNP 31.2%
Lab 26.7%
LD 2.1%

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 (%)
Paul Masterton  Con 21,496 40.0 18.0
Kirsten Oswald  SNP 16,784 31.2 -9.3
Blair McDougall  Lab 14,346 26.7 -7.3
Aileen Morton * LD 1,112 2.1 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con SNP Lab LD UKIP SSP
2005 29.9% 6.8% 43.9% 18.3% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 30.4% 8.9% 50.8% 9.2% 0.7% 0.0%
2015 22.0% 40.6% 34.0% 1.9% 1.6% 0.0%
2017 40.0% 31.2% 26.7% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0%