Falkirk West


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Eric Joyce Labour 16,02251.9%
David Kerr SNP 7,49024.2%
Simon Murray Conservative 2,3217.5%
Hugh O'Donnell LibDem 2,2037.1%
Billy Buchanan Ind 1,4644.7%
Mhairi McAlpine Scottish Socialist 7072.3%
Hugh Lynch Ind 4901.6%
Ronnie Forbes Socialist Labour 1940.6%

Electorate 54,100; Turnout 57.1%; Majority 8,532 (27.6%)

Swing: 4.1% to SNP from Lab; Declared: 1.06am


By-election, 21st December 2000

Labour hold
Eric JoyceLabour8,49243.54%
David KerrSNP7,78739.93%
Craig StevensonConservative1,6218.31%
Iain HunterScottish Socialist9895.07%
Hugh O'DonnellLibDem6153.15%

Electorate: 53,953; Turnout: 36.1%
Labour majority: 705
Swing from Labour to SNP of 16%


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
D Canavan Labour22,772 59.35%
D Alexander SNP 8,989 23.43%
C Buchanan Conservative4,639 12.09%
D Houston LibDem1,970 5.13%

Electorate: 53,308; Turnout: 71.98%; Lab majority 13,761 (35.92%)

Swing from SNP to Lab of 4.00%


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