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Orkney Islands

Shows the general election results for Orkney Islands, which is a county in Scotland. It is comprised of 1 constituency (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 34,211 and a turnout of 67.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
34,211
Turnout
67.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
LD 44.8%
SNP 34.0%
Con 9.9%
Lab 6.7%
Others 4.6%

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 LD SNP Con Lab Others Total
Seats won 1 0 0 0 0 1
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 10 8 2 2 1 23
% vote 44.8% 34.0% 9.9% 6.7% 4.6% 100.0%
Change -3.8% +5.0% +1.2% -4.8% +3.6% 0%
Candidates 1 1 1 1 2 6
Deposits lost 0 0 0 0 2 2

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD SNP Con Lab UKIP Others
2005 51.5% 10.3% 13.3% 14.2% 2.4% 8.3%
2010 62.0% 10.6% 10.5% 10.7% 6.3% 0.0%
2015 41.4% 37.8% 8.9% 7.1% 4.8% 0.0%
2017 48.6% 29.0% 8.7% 11.4% 1.2% 1.1%
2019 44.8% 34.0% 9.9% 6.7% 0.0% 4.6%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

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

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 10.8%
1 Orkney and Shetland 10.8%

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: 10.8%
1 Orkney and Shetland 10.8%

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: 44.8%
1 Orkney and Shetland 44.8%

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: 44.8%
1 Orkney and Shetland 44.8%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Orkney and Shetland 67.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Orkney and Shetland 67.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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