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Election for the constituency of Glasgow South West on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Labour Co-operative by Christopher Stephens with a majority of 9,950 - 24.3% - on a turnout of 61.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
STEPHENS, Christopher SNP 23,388 57.2% 40.8%
DAVIDSON, Ian Lab / Co-op 13,438 32.8% -29.7%
MCCASKILL, Gordon Con 2,036 5.0% -1.6%
HEMY, Sarah UKIP 970 2.4% -
TEMPLETON, Sean Green 507 1.2% -
NELSON, Isabel LD 406 1.0% -8.0%
BONNAR, Bill SSP 176 0.4% -

An electorate of 66,209, having a valid vote count of 40,921 and an invalid vote count of 44.

Result declared at 03:32 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.