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Election for the constituency of Gordon on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Liberal Democrats by Alex Salmond with a majority of 8,687 - 14.9% - on a turnout of 73.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SALMOND, Alex SNP 27,717 47.7% 25.5%
JARDINE, Christine LD 19,030 32.7% -3.3%
CLARK, Colin Con 6,807 11.7% -7.0%
DAVY, Braden Lab 3,441 5.9% -14.2%
SANTOS, Emily UKIP 1,166 2.0% -

An electorate of 79,393, having a valid vote count of 58,161 and an invalid vote count of 62.

Result declared at 06:45 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.