Orkney - Scottish Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Orkney constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameOrkney
RegionHighlands and Islands
1st in 2016Liberal Democrat
2nd in 2016SNP
Swing To Lose21.52%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Scottish Parliament Election 2016Liberal Democrat
Scottish Parliament Election 2011Liberal Democrat

Scottish Parliament Election 2016

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat7,09667.36%+31.64%
SNP2,56224.32%-0.75%
Conservative4354.13%-4.29%
Labour3042.89%-2.73%
Minor1371.30%N/A
Majority4,53443.04%-
Turnout10,53461.98%+12.29%
Electorate16,997--
Swing from SNP to Liberal Democrat-16.20%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Scottish Parliament Election 2011

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat2,91235.72%N/A
Minor2,05225.17%N/A
SNP2,04425.07%N/A
Conservative6868.42%N/A
Labour4585.62%N/A
Majority86010.55%-
Turnout8,15249.69%N/A
Electorate16,406--
Swing-N/A-
Liberal Democrat win
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