Perth and Kinross by-election, 1995


Perth and Kinross by-election, 1995

A by-election was called on the 25 May1995 for the constituency of Perth and Kinross, in Scotland, following the death of Conservative and Unionist MP Sir Nicholas Fairbairn.

Results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Roseanna Cunningham
votes = 16,931
percentage = 40.4
change = +4.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Douglas Alexander
votes = 9,620
percentage = 22.9
change = +10.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = J. Godfrey
votes = 8,990
percentage = 21.4
change = -18.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Mrs V. Linklater
votes = 4,952
percentage = 11.8
change = +0.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party
candidate = Screaming Lord Sutch
votes = 586
percentage = 1.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = V. Linacre
votes = 504
percentage = 1.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Green Party
candidate = Robin Harper
votes = 223
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = M. Halford
votes = 88
percentage = 0.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = G Black
votes = 54
percentage = 0.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,311
percentage = 17.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 41.948
percentage = 62.1
change = -14.8
Election box gain with party link
winner = Scottish National Party
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +11.6

External links

* [http://www.geocities.com/by_elections/perth.html British Parliamentary By Elections: Campaign literature from the by-election]

ee also

*Perth and Kinross (UK Parliament constituency)
*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Scotland
*List of United Kingdom by-elections


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