Christian Candidates Draw the Votes
Christian Candidates drew a significant number of votes in the Highalds and Islands, taking third place over the Lib Dems and Conservatives in one constituency and beating all the minor parties including the Greens in another.
Western Isles Constituency
In the Western Isles, Murdo Murray stood as an Independent and took third place over the Lib Dems.
The voting was: SNP - 6,723; Labour - 4,838; Murdo Murray (Ind.) - 1,412; Lib Dem - 1 ,097
Conservative - 647
Click on image below for BBC election page for Western Isles
Read more about Murdo Murray here; and listen to a pre-election interview with Mr. Murray
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
In Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey, Donald Boyd who was standing for the Christian Party was first behind the main parties and beat all the minority and independent candidates.
The result was: Lib Dem - 19,172; Labour - 10,407; SNP - 8,803; Conservative - 6,278
Donald Boyd (Chr. Party) - 835; followed by the Greens and other minority parties.
Click below for BBC web page for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey results
Donald Boyd stood for the Christian Party and gave a short video interview in the run-up to the vote.
Christians Together, 07/05/2010