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

Dumfries & Galloway

Parliamentary constituency



  1. Conservative
    Alister Jack
    • Votes: 22,678
    • Vote share %: 44.1
    • Vote share change: +0.8
  2. Scottish National Party
    Richard Arkless
    • Votes: 20,873
    • Vote share %: 40.6
    • Vote share change: +8.2
  3. Labour
    Ted Thompson
    • Votes: 4,745
    • Vote share %: 9.2
    • Vote share change: -11.7
  4. Liberal Democrat
    McNabb Laurie
    • Votes: 3,133
    • Vote share %: 6.1
    • Vote share change: +3.7

Change compared with 2017


  • CON majority: 1,805
  • Registered voters: 74,580
  • % share:
  • Change since 2017: -0.6

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 44.1%
Scottish National Party 40.6%
Labour 9.2%
Liberal Democrat 6.1%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +8.2 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +3.7 Gained
  • Conservative +0.8 Gained
  • Labour -11.7 Lost

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Conservatives hold Dumfries and Galloway

Alister Jack holds his seat in Dumfries and Galloway, with a reduced majority of 1805. In 2017 he won by 5,643 votes.

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Dumfries & Galloway: Conservative hold

Scottish Secretary Alister Jack has been re-elected as the MP for Dumfries & Galloway, with a significantly decreased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat the SNP's Richard Arkless by 1,805 votes, less than half the majority at the 2017 election.

Ted Thompson of the Labour Party came third and Liberal Democrat McNabb Laurie came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 0.6 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 51,000 people, 69% 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.

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Turnout for Dumfries & Galloway is 69.1%

Dumfries & Galloway's turnout is marginally down from 2017, when it was 69.6%. Counting should get under way in the next 20 minutes, and a declaration is unlikely to come before 05:00.

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Will Tories hold on in south-west Scotland?

Alister Jack and David Mundell have at least four hours to wait until they find out if they will be returned in Dumfries & Galloway and Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale & Tweedale, respectively.

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Is Dumfries and Galloway in recount territory?

Things are looking close in Dumfries and Galloway. Could we be heading for a recount?

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Labour vote 'disappearing two ways' in Dumfries & Galloway

Alister Jack had a majority of 5643 for the Conservatives in 2017, and Labour sources say the Tories and the SNP are benefiting this time around.

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