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Election for the constituency of Falkirk on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Labour by John McNally with a majority of 19,701 - 32.6% - on a turnout of 72.4%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MCNALLY, John SNP 34,831 57.7% 27.5%
WHITEFIELD, Karen Lab 15,130 25.1% -20.6%
HARRIS, Alison Con 7,325 12.1% 0.9%
COBURN, David UKIP 1,829 3.0% 0.5%
MILNE, Galen LD 1,225 2.0% -8.3%

An electorate of 83,380, having a valid vote count of 60,340 and an invalid vote count of 57.

Result declared at 02:29 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.