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Fife

Shows the general election results for Fife, which is a county in Scotland. It is comprised of 4 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 276,082 and a turnout of 68.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
276,082
Turnout
68.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 42.6%
LD 15.7%
Lab 21.0%
Con 17.8%
Green 1.5%
Others 1.3%

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 LD Lab Con Green Others Total
Seats won 3 1 0 0 0 0 4
Change 0 +1 -1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 80 30 40 34 3 2 188
% vote 42.6% 15.7% 21.0% 17.8% 1.5% 1.3% 100.0%
Change +5.8% +5.1% -8.1% -5.2% +1.5% +1.2% 0%
Candidates 4 4 4 4 2 2 20
Deposits lost 0 0 1 0 2 2 5

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP LD Lab Con Green UKIP Others
2005 16.8% 24.2% 42.9% 11.8% 0.7% 1.3% 2.3%
2010 15.0% 24.1% 48.1% 11.0% 0.0% 1.6% 0.2%
2015 50.9% 9.2% 26.5% 11.4% 1.3% 0.6% 0.2%
2017 36.7% 10.6% 29.2% 23.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
2019 42.6% 15.7% 21.0% 17.8% 1.5% 0.0% 1.3%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year SNP LD Lab Con Green UKIP Others
2005 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
2010 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
2015 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
2019 3 1 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 13.3%
1 Glenrothes 28.3%
2 Dunfermline and West Fife 20.0%
3 North East Fife 2.9%
4 Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 2.6%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 13.3%
1 Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 2.6%
2 North East Fife 2.9%
3 Dunfermline and West Fife 20.0%
4 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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Highest winning vote share % Average: 43.3%
1 Glenrothes 51.1%
2 Dunfermline and West Fife 44.4%
3 North East Fife 43.1%
4 Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 35.2%

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: 43.3%
1 Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 35.2%
2 North East Fife 43.1%
3 Dunfermline and West Fife 44.4%
4 Glenrothes 51.1%

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 North East Fife 75.3%
2 Dunfermline and West Fife 69.8%
3 Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 64.5%
4 Glenrothes 63.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 68.1%
1 Glenrothes 63.3%
2 Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 64.5%
3 Dunfermline and West Fife 69.8%
4 North East Fife 75.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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