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

Banff & Buchan

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    David Duguid
    • Votes: 21,182
    • Vote share %: 50.1
    • Vote share change: +2.2
  2. Scottish National Party
    Paul Robertson
    • Votes: 17,064
    • Vote share %: 40.4
    • Vote share change: +1.3
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Alison Smith
    • Votes: 2,280
    • Vote share %: 5.4
    • Vote share change: +1.9
  4. Labour
    Brian Balcombe
    • Votes: 1,734
    • Vote share %: 4.1
    • Vote share change: -5.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 4,118
  • Registered voters: 66,655
  • % share:
    63.4%
  • Change since 2017: +1.8

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 50.1%
Scottish National Party 40.4%
Liberal Democrat 5.4%
Labour 4.1%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Conservative +2.2 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.9 Gained
  • Scottish National Party +1.3 Gained
  • Labour -5.3 Lost

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Tories hold Banff & Buchan with an increase in share of the vote

Banff & Buchan: Conservative hold

David Duguid has been re-elected as the MP for Banff & Buchan, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat the SNP's Paul Robertson by 4,118 votes, 425 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.

Alison Smith of the Liberal Democrats came third and Labour's Brian Balcombe came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 1.8 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 42,000 people, 63.4% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

One of the four candidates, Brian Balcombe (Labour), lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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