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Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
4,053,056
Turnout
68.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 45.0%
Con 25.1%
LD 9.5%
Lab 18.6%
Green 1.0%
UKIP 0.1%
Others 0.6%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Party SNP Con LD Lab Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 48 6 4 1 0 0 0 59
Change +13 -7 0 -6 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 1,242 693 263 512 28 3 17 2,759
% vote 45.0% 25.1% 9.5% 18.6% 1.0% 0.1% 0.6% 100.0%
Change +8.1% -3.5% +2.8% -8.5% +0.8% -0.1% +0.4% 0%
Candidates 59 59 59 59 22 7 27 292
Deposits lost 0 0 13 7 22 7 27 76

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Con LD Lab Green UKIP Others
1992 21.5% 25.6% 13.1% 39.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
1997 22.1% 17.5% 13.0% 45.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2001 20.1% 15.6% 16.3% 43.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.7%
2005 17.7% 15.8% 22.6% 38.9% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0%
2010 19.9% 16.7% 18.9% 42.0% 0.7% 0.7% 1.1%
2015 50.0% 14.9% 7.5% 24.3% 1.3% 1.6% 0.3%
2017 36.9% 28.6% 6.8% 27.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
2019 45.0% 25.1% 9.5% 18.6% 1.0% 0.1% 0.6%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year SNP Con LD Lab Green UKIP Others
1992 3 11 9 49 0 0 0
1997 6 0 10 56 0 0 0
2001 5 1 10 55 0 0 1
2005 6 1 11 40 0 0 1
2010 6 1 11 41 0 0 0
2015 56 1 1 1 0 0 0
2017 35 13 4 7 0 0 0
2019 48 6 4 1 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 14.8%
1 Aberdeen North 33.9%
2 Dundee East 29.5%
3 Dundee West 29.5%
4 Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 28.4%
5 Glenrothes 28.3%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 14.8%
1 East Dunbartonshire 0.3%
2 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 0.6%
3 Moray 1.1%
4 Gordon 1.5%
5 West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 1.6%

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: 46.3%
1 Aberdeen North 54.0%
2 Dundee East 53.8%
3 Dundee West 53.8%
4 Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 52.9%
5 Falkirk 52.5%

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

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 46.3%
1 Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 35.2%
2 East Lothian 36.2%
3 East Dunbartonshire 37.1%
4 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 37.2%
5 Edinburgh West 39.9%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.1%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
2 Stirling 76.8%
3 East Renfrewshire 76.6%
4 North East Fife 75.3%
5 Edinburgh West 75.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 68.1%
1 Glasgow North East 55.5%
2 Glasgow South West 57.1%
3 Glasgow East 57.1%
4 Glasgow Central 57.9%
5 Aberdeen North 59.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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