UK Parliamentary General Election results

The UK Parliament represents the people of the United Kingdom and has the power to make decisions and pass laws.

Members of Parliament (MPs) are elected using a First Past the Post System (FPTP). The elections take place every 5 years and depending on where you live in Perth and Kinross, you can vote to return an MP for the Perth and North Perthshire constituency, or the Ochil and South Perthshire constituency.  

The Returning Officer, Bernadette Malone, has the responsibility for the management of the election in the Perth and North Perthshire constituency.

The Returning Officer for the Ochil and South Perthshire constituency is the Chief Executive of Clackmannanshire Council. The count for Ochil and South Perthshire took place in Alloa and results for that constituency can be found on the Clackmannanshire Council website.

General Election 2017

Voting in the UK Parliamentary General Election took place on 8 June 2017.

For the Perth and North Perthshire constituency the turnout was 71.96%, with 51,624 voters returning a ballot paper from a total registered electorate of 71,762.

Pete  Wishart (SNP) has been re-elected as MP for this constituency.

CandidateVotes
Peter Barrett, Scottish Liberal Democrats2,589
Ian Duncan, Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party21,783
David Roemmele, Scottish Labour5,349
Pete Wishart, Scottish National Party (SNP)21,804

 

General Election 2015

Voting in the UK Parliamentary General Election took place on 7 May 2015.

For the Perth and North Perthshire constituency the turnout was 74.89%, with 54,263 voters returning a ballot paper from a total registered electorate of 72,449. 

Pete Wishart (SNP) has been re-elected as MP for this constituency.

Results for the Perth and North Perthshire constituency:

CandidateVotes
Peter Barrett, Scottish Liberal Democrats2059
Xander McDade, Independent355
John Myles, UK Independence Party (UKIP)1110
Scott Nicholson, Scottish Labour Party4413
Louise Ramsay, Scottish Green Party1146
Alexander Stewart, Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party17738
Pete Wishart, Scottish National Party (SNP)27379

Rejected: 64