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Results of the 2015 General Election

See Table 1 and Table 2 below for details of the UK Parliamentary Election results for Orkney and Shetland, held on May 7 2015.

Table 1: Orkney and Shetland - May 7 2015 UK Parliamentary Election ('General Election')

Candidate Party Votes received.

Candidate.

Party.

Votes Received.

Alistair Carmichael.

Scottish Liberal Democrats.

9407.

Danus George Moncrieff Skene.

Scottish National Party.

8590.

Donald Andrew John Cameron.

Scottish Conservative and Unionist.

2025.

Gerry McGarvey.

Scottish Labour Party.

1624.

Robert Watt Smith.

UK Independence Party (UKIP).

1082.

 

Table 2: Rejected ballot papers

Reason for Rejection.

Rejected Papers.

Want of official mark.

0.

Voting for more than one Candidate.

8.

Writing or Mark by which Voter could be identified.

0.

Unmarked or void for uncertainty.

67.

Total.

75.