Orkney and Shetland

Orkney and Shetland is a constituency in Orkney Islands, Scotland. The seat has been held by Mr Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat) since May 2005.

2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was held on 12 December 2019. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Majority
2,507
Electorate
34,211
Turnout
67.7%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Alistair Carmichael
Liberal Democrat
10,381 44.8% -3.8%
Robert Leslie
Scottish National Party
7,874 34.0% 5.0%
Jennifer Fairbairn
Conservative
2,287 9.9% 1.2%
Coilla Drake
Labour
1,550 6.7% -4.8%
Robert Smith
The Brexit Party
900 3.9% 3.9%
David Barnard
Independent
168 0.7% 0.7%