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Swindon NorthParliamentary constituency
- Votes: 32,584
- Vote share %: 59.1
- Vote share change: +5.5
- Votes: 16,413
- Vote share %: 29.8
- Vote share change: -8.6
Liberal DemocratKatie Critchlow
- Votes: 4,408
- Vote share %: 8.0
- Vote share change: +4.4
- Votes: 1,710
- Vote share %: 3.1
- Vote share change: +1.5
Change compared with 2017
- CON majority: 16,171
- Registered voters: 82,441
- Change since 2017: -1.6
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Swindon North Labour candidate Kate Linnegar said: “I’m very disappointed.
"I’m going to go home and have a large rest and sort out my house as I’ve been doing 10 hours a day door knocking.
"We’ve spoken to over 5,000 people and some of those people told me they need a Labour government.
"So I’m very disappointed. I am devastated.”
Robert Buckland, whose Swindon South seat is more marginal than the Swindon North seat just won by his Tory colleague Justin Tomlinson, says he is feeling quietly confident.
Talking to Andrew Neil on BBC One he said he wanted to wait a little longer before making any predictions.
"They are opening the ballot boxes now so I'm not going to count my chickens," he said.
"But it looks like an encouraging start in south Swindon."
This is the moment it was confirmed Justin Tomlinson had held Swindon North for the Conservatives.
Turnout there was 67.15%.
With the Conservatives holding Swindon North with an increased majority, thoughts now turn to the town's other constituency - Swindon South.
While things didn't go to plan for Theresa May in the 2017 General Election, the Tories did hold on in the constituency, with Robert Buckland seeing off the challenge of Labour's Sarah Church.
The indications from Swindon's first result, with Justin Tomlinson earning 32,584 votes compared to Labour's Kate Linnegar's 16,413, will give the Conservative supporters of the town being all blue.
Justin Tomlinson has been re-elected as the MP for Swindon North, with an increased majority.
The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Kate Linnegar by 16,171 votes, 7,836 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.
Katie Critchlow of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Andy Bentley came fourth.
Voter turnout was down by 1.6 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 55,000 people, roughly two-thirds 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, Andy Bentley (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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The seat has been held by Justin Tomlinson, who first won it in 2010. He took 32,584 votes. Labour took 16,413. Turnout was 67.15%.
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland, who has represented Swindon South since 2010, arrived at the count at the STEAM site with Justin Tomlinson, who won the Swindon North seat in the same year.
The Conservative leader of Swindon Borough Council David Reynard said: “I’m feeling very positive we’ll hold both Swindon seats with increased majorities, and looking at the ballot papers on the tables that is going to be quite comfortable.”