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LAB HOLD

Top three parties at a glance

Political Party Vote Share %
Labour
64.5
Scottish National Party
14.3
Liberal Democrat
9.3

Constituency Swing

3.3% From SNP to LAB


Candidates

Name Party Votes % +/-
Gordon Brown Labour 29,559 64.5 +6.4
Douglas Chapman Scottish National Party 6,550 14.3 -0.2
John Mainland Liberal Democrat 4,269 9.3 -3.7
Lindsay Paterson Conservative 4,258 9.3 -1.0
Peter Adams UK Independence Party 760 1.7 +0.4
Susan Archibald Independent 184 0.4 +0.4
Donald MacLaren of MacLaren Independent 165 0.4 +0.4
Derek Jackson Land is power 57 0.1 +0.1
Majority 23,009 50.2
Turnout 45,802 62.2 +3.8

2005 Result

Party   Votes Share
Labour
58.1%
Scottish National Party
14.5%
Liberal Democrat
13.0%
Others
14.4%

Based on a notional - or estimated - result if boundary changes have affected this seat.
For real result, see Election 2005.

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