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Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Shows the general election results for Rutherglen and Hamilton West, which is a constituency in South Lanarkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 80,098 and a turnout of 63.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Gerard Killen
Majority
265
Electorate
80,098
Turnout
63.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 37.5%
SNP 37.0%
Con 19.5%
LD 4.2%
UKIP 0.9%
Ind 0.7%

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 (%)
Gerard Killen  Lab 19,101 37.5 2.3
Margaret Ferrier  SNP 18,836 37.0 -15.5
Ann Le Blond  Con 9,941 19.5 12.0
Robert Brown * LD 2,158 4.2 2.4
Caroline Santos * UKIP 465 0.9 -1.3
Andy Dixon * Ind 371 0.7 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP Con LD UKIP Ind CISTAP SSP
2005 55.6% 13.9% 8.4% 18.4% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 60.8% 16.1% 9.7% 12.0% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 35.2% 52.6% 7.6% 1.8% 2.3% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0%
2017 37.5% 37.0% 19.5% 4.2% 0.9% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%