Orkney and Shetland parliamentary constituency
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2015 General election results
Winner Liberal Democrats Hold (3.6% majority)
MP Alistair Carmichael
Seat type Lib Dem-SNP Ultra marginal seat
Turnout 65.8% (Total electorate: 34552)
Region Scotland
Orkney and Shetland results for General election, 2015

Share of election votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Alistair Carmichael
Lib 9,407 41.4% -20.6
Danus Skene
SNP 8,590 37.8% +27.2
Donald Cameron
Con 2,025 8.9% -1.6
Gerry McGarvey
Lab 1,624 7.1% -3.5
Robert Smith
UKI 1,082 4.8% -1.5
Last four MPs
2015
Alistair Carmichael
Liberal Democrats
2010
Alistair Carmichael
Liberal Democrats
Party spending in 2015
Party spending in Orkney and Shetland

Total spending £26,361 (ranked 177 of 650)

Conservative Con 2.7%
Labour Lab 6.5%
Liberal Democrats LD 57.1%
UK Independence Party UKIP 1.1%
Green Party Gre 0.0%
Scottish National Party SNP 32.7%
Plaid Cymru PC 0.0%
Other Oth 0.0%
Alliance Party AP 0.0%
Social Democratic & Labour Party SDLP 0.0%
Sinn Féin SF 0.0%
Democratic Unionist Party DUP 0.0%
Ulster Unionist Party UUP 0.0%
Demographics in Orkney and Shetland
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