Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute is a constituency in Argyll & Bute, Scotland. The seat is currently vacant, and was last held by Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party) between 7 May 2015 to 6 November 2019.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on 6 November 2019. All business in the House of Commons has come to an end and there are no MPs. Every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 12 December 2019.

From the home page you can access links to more information about Parliament during the election period.

2005 General Election

The 2005 General Election was held on 5 May 2005. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LD
Liberal Democrat
Majority
5,636
Electorate
67,271
Turnout
64.3%

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
Notional Candidate
Liberal Democrat
15,786 36.5% 36.5%
Notional Candidate
Conservative
10,150 23.5% 23.5%
Notional Candidate
Labour
9,696 22.4% 22.4%
Notional Candidate
Scottish National Party
6,716 15.5% 15.5%
Notional Candidate
SSP
881 2.0% 2.0%