Wiltshire remains a blue county, while in Swindon, both seats were retained by the Conservatives.Read more
Swindon SouthParliamentary constituency
|Party||Votes||%||Net percentage change in seats|
|Robert Buckland||Votes 24,809||header_vote_share 48.4||Net percentage change in seats +2.2|
|Sarah Church||Votes 22,345||header_vote_share 43.6||Net percentage change in seats +9.1|
|Stan Pajak||Votes 2,079||header_vote_share 4.1||Net percentage change in seats +0.4|
|Martin Costello||Votes 1,291||header_vote_share 2.5||Net percentage change in seats -9.5|
|Talis Kimberley-Fairbourn||Votes 747||header_vote_share 1.5||Net percentage change in seats -2.1|
Change compared with 2015
Turnout and CON majority
The Conservatives have held on to Swindon South - in his acceptance speech Robert Buckland said he didn't want to predict the outcome of the general election.
Robert Buckland has held on to his Swindon South seat - here's the moment his victory was declared.
Digital Editor, BBC West
It was a close affair in Swindon South but Robert Buckland retained his seat.
But again, as in Swindon North, the swing to Labour was very apparent.
Sarah Church for Labour lost out by just under 2,500 votes and the swing was 9.1%.
Robert Buckland has held onto Swindon South for the Conservatives.
Robert Buckland has held on to his seat, making it the second win of the night for the Tories in the Westcountry.
Will Conservative Robert Buckland hold on to his seat? We'll find out within minutes.
Swindon South is considered to be a bellwether seat so is definitely one to watch.
It's been held by the party of government since its creation in 1997, and is regarded as a winnable seat by Labour despite a 6,000 Tory majority.
First time Labour candidate Sarah Church has been very visible in the campaign, appearing on a number of BBC debates. But she’s up against a senior Tory politician, the Solicitor General Robert Buckland.
Swindon is always one of the first seats to declare so may give an early indication of how election night will go.
The West turned a deep shade of Conservative blue after the last general election two years ago.
Only a small island of Labour red remained in Bristol West, Bristol East and Bristol South, preventing a full bluewash for our region.
Can the opposition parties turn back the tide, or will Theresa May surf an even bigger blue wave?
So far, the BBC/Sky/ITV poll suggests the UK is heading for a hung parliament, with Conservatives 12 seats short of the 326 they need for an absolute majority in the Commons.
The poll puts Tories on 314 seats, with Labour on 266, the Scottish National Party on 34, Liberal Democrats on 14, Plaid Cymru on three and Greens on one.
- 22,777 total votes taken.
- 46.2% share of the total vote
- +4.5% change in share of the votes
- 16,992 total votes taken.
- 34.5% share of the total vote
- +0.2% change in share of the votes
- 5,920 total votes taken.
- 12.0% share of the total vote
- +7.7% change in share of the votes
- 1,817 total votes taken.
- 3.7% share of the total vote
- -13.9% change in share of the votes
- 1,757 total votes taken.
- 3.6% share of the total vote
- +2.3% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010