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Election for the constituency of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Labour gain from SNP by Lesley Laird with a majority of 259 - 0.6% - on a turnout of 63.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
LAIRD, Lesley Lab 17,016 36.8% 3.5%
MULLIN, Roger SNP 16,757 36.3% -16.0%
DEMPSEY, Dave Con 10,762 23.3% 13.4%
WOOD, Malcolm LD 1,118 2.4% 0.2%
COBURN, David UKIP 540 1.2% -1.2%

An electorate of 72,721, having a valid vote count of 46,193 and an invalid vote count of 57.

Result declared at 03:12 on 9 June 2017. 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.