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Skye, Lochaber & Badenoch

Results for Skye, Lochaber & Badenoch Show national results

Winning candidate: Dave Thompson

Electorate: 57,028

Votes cast: 32,069

Turnout (%): 56.2

Postal votes counted: 5,721

Proxies issued: 194

Rejected ballots: 154

Table of detailed results

SurnameFirst namePartyVotes receivedVotes received (%)
CarrKerensaConservative and Unionist Party2,8348.9
MacRaeAlanLiberal Democrats9,74230.5
StewartLindaLabour Party4,11212.9
ThompsonDaveScottish National Party14,73746.2
  • Electorate: The number of electors eligible to vote at this election.
  • Votes cast: The total number of votes at the count, including valid votes and votes rejected at the count.
  • Turnout: Votes cast as a percentage of the electorate
  • Postal votes counted: The total number of postal votes which went forward to the count after postal ballot verification.
  • Proxies issued: The total number of electors who appointed proxies to vote on their behalf.
  • Rejected ballots: The number of ballot papers which was declared invalid for one or more of the following reasons:
  • the ballot paper did not contain the official mark
  • where the voter had voted for more than the specified number of candidates
  • where the ballot paper contained writing or a mark by which the voter could be identified
  • where the ballot paper was unmarked or where it was unclear what the voter had intended
  • (A ballot paper may also be rejected in part).

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