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West Dunbartonshire

Shows the general election results for West Dunbartonshire, which is a constituency in West Dunbartonshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 66,517 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
9,553
Electorate
66,517
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 49.6%
Lab 28.5%
Con 14.3%
LD 4.2%
Green 1.9%
Ind 1.6%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Martin Docherty-Hughes  SNP 22,396 49.6 6.8
Jean Mitchell  Lab 12,843 28.5 -9.2
Alix Mathieson  Con 6,436 14.3 -2.9
Jennifer Lang * LD 1,890 4.2 1.9
Peter Connolly * Green 867 1.9 1.9
Andrew Muir * Ind 708 1.6 1.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con LD Green Ind UKIP SLP SSP Oth
2005 21.8% 51.9% 6.4% 14.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 4.1% 0.5%
2010 20.1% 61.3% 7.7% 8.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 59.0% 31.3% 7.0% 1.6% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 42.9% 37.7% 17.2% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 49.6% 28.5% 14.3% 4.2% 1.9% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
352 West Dunbartonshire 10.6%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
432 West Dunbartonshire 24.8%
650 South Down 16.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
314 West Dunbartonshire 135.7%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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