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

Berwickshire, Roxburgh & Selkirk

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    John Lamont
    • Votes: 25,747
    • Vote share %: 48.4
    • Vote share change: -5.4
  2. Scottish National Party
    Calum Kerr
    • Votes: 20,599
    • Vote share %: 38.8
    • Vote share change: +6.0
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Jenny Marr
    • Votes: 4,287
    • Vote share %: 8.1
    • Vote share change: +3.3
  4. Labour
    Ian Davidson
    • Votes: 2,513
    • Vote share %: 4.7
    • Vote share change: -3.9

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 5,148
  • Registered voters: 74,518
  • % share:
    71.3%
  • Change since 2017: -0.2

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 48.4%
Scottish National Party 38.8%
Liberal Democrat 8.1%
Labour 4.7%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +6.0 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +3.3 Gained
  • Labour -3.9 Lost
  • Conservative -5.4 Lost

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Berwickshire, Roxburgh & Selkirk: Conservative hold

John Lamont has been re-elected as the MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh & Selkirk, with a decreased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat the SNP's Calum Kerr by 5,148 votes, less than half the majority at the 2017 election.

Jenny Marr of the Liberal Democrats came third and Labour's Ian Davidson came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 0.2 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 53,000 people, 71.3% 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, Ian Davidson (Labour), lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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