Election for the constituency of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath on 7 May 2015.

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

SNP gain from Labour by Roger Mullin with a majority of 9,974 - 18.9% - on a turnout of 69.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MULLIN, Roger SNP 27,628 52.2% 37.9%
SELBIE, Kenny Lab / Co-op 17,654 33.4% -31.2%
DEMPSEY, Dave Con 5,223 9.9% 0.6%
NEILL, Jack UKIP 1,237 2.3% 0.7%
LESLIE, Callum LD 1,150 2.2% -7.1%

An electorate of 75,941, having a valid vote count of 52,892 and an invalid vote count of 64.

Result declared at 02:51 on 8 May 2015. 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.