Election for the constituency of Orkney and Shetland on 8 June 2017.

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Orkney and Shetland, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Liberal Democrats hold by Alistair Carmichael with a majority of 4,563 - 19.6% - on a turnout of 68.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CARMICHAEL, Alistair LD 11,312 48.6% 7.2%
BRETT, Miriam SNP 6,749 29.0% -8.8%
BARTON, Robina Lab 2,664 11.4% 4.3%
HALCRO JOHNSTON, Jamie Con 2,024 8.7% -0.2%
SMITH, Robert UKIP 283 1.2% -3.5%
HILL, Stuart Ind 245 1.1% -

An electorate of 34,164, having a valid vote count of 23,277 and an invalid vote count of 43.

Result declared at 05:22 on 9 June 2017. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.