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Falkirk

Shows the general election results for Falkirk, which is a constituency in Falkirk. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,240 and a turnout of 65.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
John McNally
Majority
4,923
Electorate
82,240
Turnout
65.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 38.9%
Lab 29.8%
Con 26.2%
LD 2.1%
Green 1.7%
UKIP 1.3%

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 (%)
John McNally  SNP 20,952 38.9 -18.8
Craig Martin  Lab 16,029 29.8 4.7
Callum Laidlaw  Con 14,088 26.2 14.0
Austin Reid * LD 1,120 2.1 0.1
Debra Pickering * Green 908 1.7 1.7
Stuart Martin * UKIP 712 1.3 -1.7
* 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 Green UKIP SSP
2005 21.4% 50.9% 9.9% 16.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
2010 30.3% 45.7% 11.2% 10.3% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0%
2015 57.7% 25.1% 12.1% 2.0% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0%
2017 38.9% 29.8% 26.2% 2.1% 1.7% 1.3% 0.0%