Election for the constituency of Lanark and Hamilton East on 6 May 2010.

An election to the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Lanark and Hamilton East, held as part of the general election on 6 May 2010.

Labour hold by Jim Hood with a majority of 13,478 - 29.0% - on a turnout of 62.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HOOD, Jim Lab 23,258 50.0% 3.9%
ADAMSON, Clare SNP 9,780 21.0% 3.2%
MCGAVIGAN, Colin Con 6,981 15.0% 2.2%
HERBISON, Douglas LD 5,249 11.3% -7.4%
MCFARLANE, Duncan Ind 670 1.4% -
SALE, Robert UKIP 616 1.3% 0.3%

An electorate of 74,773, having a valid vote count of 46,554 and an invalid vote count of 81.

Result declared at 01:40 on 7 May 2010. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

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.