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Election for the constituency of East Renfrewshire on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Labour by Kirsten Oswald with a majority of 3,718 - 6.6% - on a turnout of 81.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
OSWALD, Kirsten SNP 23,013 40.6% 31.7%
MURPHY, Jim Lab 19,295 34.0% -16.8%
MONTGOMERY, David Con 12,465 22.0% -8.4%
COWIE, Graeme LD 1,069 1.9% -7.3%
MALYN, Robert UKIP 888 1.6% 0.8%

An electorate of 69,982, having a valid vote count of 56,730 and an invalid vote count of 95.

Result declared at 03:15 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.