UK Parliamentary Election 2017

Orkney & Shetland Constituency

Thursday 12 December 2019


After the votes were counted at Kirkwall Grammar School, Returning Officer for the Orkney and Shetland constituency, Alistair Buchan, announced the total cast for each candidate:

Alistair Carmichael Scottish Liberal Democrats 11,312
Miriam Brett Scottish National Party (SNP) 6,749
Robina Rendall Barton Scottish Labour Party 2,664
Jamie Halcro Johnston Scottish Conservative and Unionist 2,024
Robert Smith UK Independence Party (UKIP) 283
Stuart Hill Independent 245

Scottish Liberal Democrats candidate Alistair Carmichael has been re-elected to serve as MP for Orkney and Shetland.

The turnout across Orkney and Shetland in the UK General Election was 68.26 per cent, with 23,277 valid votes cast.