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UK Parliamentary General Election result: Central Ayrshire

 07 May 2015  |  


Eileen Howat, Returning Officer for the Central Ayrshire constituency has declared the result for UK Parliamentary General Election held on 7 May 2015.

The total number of votes given to each candidate was as follows:

Gordon Charles Bain

Scottish Liberal Democrats

 

917

Brian Harold Donohoe

Scottish Labour Party

 

13,410

Marc Hope

Scottish Conservative and Unionist

 

8,803

Veronika Tudhope

Scottish Green Party

 

645

Philippa Whitford

Scottish National Party (SNP)

 

26,999

Philippa Whitford is duly elected as the Member of Parliament for the Central Ayrshire constituency.

The total electorate for Central Ayrshire was 70,021.

The total number of votes cast across Central Ayrshire was 50,842,giving a turnout of 72.61%.

The total number of ballot papers rejected was 68.

The ballot papers were rejected for the following reasons:

0

ballot papers were rejected because they did not bear the official mark

16

ballot papers were rejected because votes were given for more than one candidate

3

ballot papers were rejected because there was something written or marked on the ballot paper by which the voter could be identified

49

ballot papers were rejected because they were unmarked or void for uncertainty

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