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Election for the constituency of Argyll and Bute on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Argyll and Bute, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

SNP gain from Liberal Democrats by Brendan O'Hara with a majority of 8,473 - 16.3% - on a turnout of 75.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
O'HARA, Brendan SNP 22,959 44.3% 25.3%
REID, Alan LD 14,486 27.9% -3.7%
REDMAN, Alastair Con 7,733 14.9% -9.1%
GALBRAITH, Mary Lab 5,394 10.4% -12.3%
SANTOS, Caroline UKIP 1,311 2.5% -

An electorate of 68,875, having a valid vote count of 51,883 and an invalid vote count of 59.

Result declared at 05:39 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

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.