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Election for the constituency of Ross, Skye and Lochaber on 7 May 2015

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

SNP gain from Liberal Democrats by Ian Blackford with a majority of 5,124 - 12.3% - on a turnout of 77.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
BLACKFORD, Ian SNP 20,119 48.1% 33.0%
KENNEDY, Charles LD 14,995 35.9% -16.8%
MCCALLUM, Lindsay Con 2,598 6.2% -6.0%
CONNIFF, Chris Lab 2,043 4.9% -10.2%
THOMAS, Anne Green 1,051 2.5% 0.3%
ANDERSON, Philip UKIP 814 1.9% 0.1%
CAMPBELL, Ronnie Ind 191 0.5% -

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.

An electorate of 54,169, having a valid vote count of 41,811 and an invalid vote count of 39.

Result declared at 05:19 on 8 May 2015.

Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.