Western Isles


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Calum MacDonald Labour 5,92445.0%
Alasdair Nicholson SNP 4,85036.9%
Douglas Taylor Conservative 1,2509.5%
John Horne LibDem 8496.5%
Joanne Telfer Scottish Socialist 2862.2%

Electorate 21,706; Turnout 60.6%; Majority 1,074 (8.2%)

Swing: 7.0% to SNP from Lab; Declared: 1.00am


General Election result, May 1997

Lab hold
C MacDonald Labour8,955 55.60%
A Gillies SNP 5,379 33.40%
J McGrigor Conservative1,071 6.65%
N Mitchison LibDem495 3.07%
R Lionel Referendum206 1.28%

Electorate: 23,293; Turnout: 69.15%; Lab majority 3,576 (22.20%)

Swing from SNP to Lab of 5.80%


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