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Motherwell and Wishaw

Shows the general election results for Motherwell and Wishaw, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 68,215 and a turnout of 61.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Marion Fellows
Majority
318
Electorate
68,215
Turnout
61.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 38.5%
Lab 37.8%
Con 20.2%
LD 2.2%
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 (%)
Marion Fellows  SNP 16,150 38.5 -18.0
Angela Feeney  Lab 15,832 37.8 5.9
Meghan Gallacher  Con 8,490 20.2 12.6
Yvonne Finlayson * LD 920 2.2 0.9
Neil Wilson * UKIP 534 1.3 -1.4
* 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 TUSC SSP Oth
2005 16.5% 57.5% 9.3% 12.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 2.0%
2010 18.2% 61.1% 9.4% 9.8% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 56.5% 31.9% 7.7% 1.2% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 38.5% 37.8% 20.2% 2.2% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%