UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Aberdeen South

Parliamentary constituency

SNP GAIN FROM CON

Results

  1. Scottish National Party
    Stephen Flynn
    • Votes: 20,388
    • Vote share %: 44.7
    • Vote share change: +13.2
  2. Conservative
    Douglas Lumsden
    • Votes: 16,398
    • Vote share %: 35.9
    • Vote share change: -6.2
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Ian Yuill
    • Votes: 5,018
    • Vote share %: 11.0
    • Vote share change: +5.1
  4. Labour
    Shona Simpson
    • Votes: 3,834
    • Vote share %: 8.4
    • Vote share change: -12.1

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • SNP majority: 3,990
  • Registered voters: 65,719
  • % share:
    69.4%
  • Change since 2017: +1.0

Vote share

Party % share
Scottish National Party 44.7%
Conservative 35.9%
Liberal Democrat 11.0%
Labour 8.4%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +13.2 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +5.1 Gained
  • Conservative -6.2 Lost
  • Labour -12.1 Lost

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SNP's Stephen Flynn the daddy in Aberdeen South

Aberdeen South’s new SNP MP Stephen Flynn is interviewed by BBC Scotland's Laura Goodwin.

Stephen and his wife are expecting their first child in two days' time.

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Aberdeen South: Scottish National Party gain

Stephen Flynn has been elected as the MP for Aberdeen South, beating Conservative Douglas Lumsden by 3,990 votes.

The Scottish National Party overturned a 4,752 vote majority to take the formerly Conservative-held seat.

Ian Yuill of the Liberal Democrats came third and Labour's Shona Simpson came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 1 percentage point since the last general election.

Nearly 46,000 people, 69.4% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

All four candidates keep their deposits, after receiving more than 5% of the votes.

This story was created using some automation.

Aberdeen South counting well under way

A result could come in around an hour.

Aberdeen south
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Turnout 69.64% in Aberdeen South

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Turnout slightly up from 2017, but still down from the 71.3% posted in 2015.

Aberdeen South expected around 3am

Counting continues in Aberdeen South. They declared at 3:08am in 2017.

Aberdeen South
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