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Election for the constituency of Lanark and Hamilton East on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Labour by Angela Crawley with a majority of 10,100 - 18.3% - on a turnout of 69.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CRAWLEY, Angela SNP 26,976 48.8% 27.8%
HOOD, Jim Lab 16,876 30.5% -19.4%
ALLISON, Alex Con 8,772 15.9% 0.9%
MACKAY, Donald UKIP 1,431 2.6% 1.3%
CULLEN, Gregg LD 1,203 2.2% -9.1%

An electorate of 79,962, having a valid vote count of 55,258 and an invalid vote count of 70.

Result declared at 03:14 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.