Orkney & Shetland


General Election result, June 2001

Liberal Democrat hold
Alistair Carmichael LibDem 6,91941.3%
Robert Mochrie Labour 3,44420.6%
John Firth Conservative 3,12118.7%
John Mowat SNP 2,47314.8%
Peter Andrews Scottish Socialist 7764.6%

Electorate 31,909; Turnout 52.4%; Majority 3,475 (20.8%)

Swing: 6.5% to Lab from LibDem; Declared: 11.16am


General Election result, May 1997

LibD hold
J Wallace LibDem10,743 51.99%
J Paton Labour3,775 18.27%
W Ross SNP 2,624 12.70%
H Anderson Conservative2,527 12.23%
F Adamson Referendum820 3.97%
C Wharton Ind 116 0.56%
A Robertson Ind 60 0.29%

Electorate: 32,621; Turnout: 63.35%; LibD majority 6,968 (33.72%)

Swing from Lab to LibD of 3.60%


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