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

Moray

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Douglas Ross
    • Votes: 22,112
    • Vote share %: 45.3
    • Vote share change: -2.3
  2. Scottish National Party
    Laura Mitchell
    • Votes: 21,599
    • Vote share %: 44.2
    • Vote share change: +5.4
  3. Labour
    Jo Kirby
    • Votes: 2,432
    • Vote share %: 5.0
    • Vote share change: -6.0
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Fiona Campbell Trevor
    • Votes: 2,269
    • Vote share %: 4.6
    • Vote share change: +2.4
  5. UKIP
    Rob Scorer
    • Votes: 413
    • Vote share %: 0.8
    • Vote share change: +0.8

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 513
  • Registered voters: 71,035
  • % share:
    68.7%
  • Change since 2017: +1.4

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 45.3%
Scottish National Party 44.2%
Labour 5.0%
Liberal Democrat 4.6%
UKIP 0.8%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +5.4 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +2.4 Gained
  • UKIP +0.8 Gained
  • Conservative -2.3 Lost
  • Labour -6.0 Lost

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Ross holds Moray for Tories

Some long-awaited positive news for the Scottish Conservatives. Douglas Ross, who took Moray from the SNP in 2017, has held the seat.

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Moray: Conservative hold

Douglas Ross has been re-elected as the MP for Moray, with a decreased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat the SNP's Laura Mitchell by 513 votes, less than half the majority at the 2017 election.

Jo Kirby of the Labour Party came third and Liberal Democrat Fiona Campbell Trevor came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 1.4 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 49,000 people, 68.7% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Two of the five candidates, Fiona Campbell Trevor (Liberal Democrat) and Rob Scorer (UKIP), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Moray result coming soon

Moray is currently held by Conservative MP Douglas Ross, who took the seat from the SNP in 2017.

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A hive of activity in Elgin

Football referee Douglas Ross won this seat for the Conservatives in 2017 with a majority of 4159.

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