Paisley and Renfrewshire South

Paisley and Renfrewshire South is a constituency in Renfrewshire, Scotland. The seat has been held by Mhairi Black (Scottish National Party) since May 2015.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Majority
5,684
Electorate
61,281
Turnout
75.4%

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
Mhairi Black
Scottish National Party
23,548 50.9% 32.9%
Douglas Alexander
Labour
17,864 38.6% -21.0%
Fraser Galloway
Conservative
3,526 7.6% -2.3%
Eileen McCartin
Liberal Democrat
1,010 2.2% -7.3%
Sandra Webster
SSP
278 0.6% -0.3%