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Glasgow East

Shows the general election results for Glasgow East, which is a constituency in Glasgow City. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 66,242 and a turnout of 54.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
David Linden
Majority
75
Electorate
66,242
Turnout
54.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 38.8%
Lab 38.6%
Con 18.8%
LD 1.6%
UKIP 1.4%
Ind 0.4%
SDP 0.4%

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 (%)
David Linden  SNP 14,024 38.8 -18.1
Kate Watson  Lab 13,949 38.6 6.2
Thomas Kerr  Con 6,816 18.8 12.8
Matthew Clark * LD 567 1.6 0.8
John Ferguson * UKIP 504 1.4 -1.2
Karin Finegan * Ind 158 0.4 0.4
Steven Marshall * SDP 148 0.4 0.4
* 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 UKIP Ind SDP Green Soc BNP SSP
2005 17.0% 60.7% 6.9% 11.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 24.7% 61.6% 4.5% 5.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 1.4%
2015 56.9% 32.4% 6.0% 0.7% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 38.8% 38.6% 18.8% 1.6% 1.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%