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Election for the constituency of Paisley and Renfrewshire North on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Labour by Gavin Newlands with a majority of 9,076 - 18.0% - on a turnout of 76.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
NEWLANDS, Gavin SNP 25,601 50.7% 31.7%
SHERIDAN, Jim Lab 16,525 32.7% -21.3%
ANDERSON, John Con 6,183 12.3% -2.3%
SPEIRS, James LD 1,055 2.1% -8.4%
MORRISON, Ryan Green 703 1.4% -
DOYLE, Andy CSA 202 0.4% -
HALFPENNY, Jim TUSC 193 0.4% -

An electorate of 66,206, having a valid vote count of 50,462 and an invalid vote count of 60.

Result declared at 03:00 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.