Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP

Mr Alistair Carmichael is the Liberal Democrat MP for Orkney and Shetland, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001. He currently undertakes the roles of Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), and Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland).

Last election result

Review the last election result for the constituency Orkney and Shetland when Mr Alistair Carmichael was elected.

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%