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Election for the constituency of Inverclyde on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Labour by Ronnie Cowan with a majority of 11,063 - 24.8% - on a turnout of 75.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
COWAN, Ronnie SNP 24,585 55.1% 37.6%
MCKENZIE, Iain Lab 13,522 30.3% -25.6%
JABBOUR, George Con 4,446 10.0% -2.0%
WATSON, John LD 1,106 2.5% -10.9%
BURROWS, Michael UKIP 715 1.6% 0.4%
HAMILTON, Craig CSA 233 0.5% -

An electorate of 59,350, having a valid vote count of 44,607 and an invalid vote count of 52.

Result declared at 03:03 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.