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Linlithgow & Falkirk EastParliamentary constituency
Scottish National PartyMartyn Day
- Votes: 25,551
- Vote share %: 44.2
- Vote share change: +7.9
- Votes: 14,285
- Vote share %: 24.7
- Vote share change: -4.4
- Votes: 10,517
- Vote share %: 18.2
- Vote share change: -12.9
Liberal DemocratSally Pattle
- Votes: 4,393
- Vote share %: 7.6
- Vote share change: +4.2
The Brexit PartyMarc Bozza
- Votes: 1,257
- Vote share %: 2.2
- Vote share change: +2.2
- Votes: 1,184
- Vote share %: 2.0
- Vote share change: +2.0
Veterans and People's PartyMark Tunnicliff
- Votes: 588
- Vote share %: 1.0
- Vote share change: +1.0
Change compared with 2017
- SNP majority: 11,266
- Registered voters: 87,044
- Change since 2017: +1.3
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Martyn Day has been re-elected as the MP for Linlithgow & Falkirk East, with an increased majority.
The Scottish National Party candidate beat Conservative Charles Kennedy by 11,266 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.
Wendy Milne of the Labour Party came third and Liberal Democrat Sally Pattle came fourth.
Voter turnout was up by 1.3 percentage points since the last general election.
Nearly 58,000 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.
Three of the seven candidates, Marc Bozza (The Brexit Party), Gillian Mackay (Green) and Mark Tunnicliff (Veterans and People's Party), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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Martyn Day, who has held Linlithgow & Falkirk East for the SNP, complains about dishonest campaigning, adding "Scotland is sick and tired of Tory government".
SNP hold Linlithgow & Falkirk East.
Martyn Day achieves a huge majority of 11,266, up from 2919.
Things are starting to pick up in Livingston at the count for Linlithgow & Falkirk East and Livingston.
Both results are expected between 03:30 and 04:30.
The canteens at these counts have had a lot of practice in recent years...
In Linlithgow & East Falkirk, party sources are telling Matthew Cox they're confident SNPs Martyn Day will keep his seat, saying "It's been a wonderful day, and it will be a wonderful night."
Turnout up slightly to 66.5% in Linlithgow & Falkirk East.
The SNP's Martyn Day is looking to hold the seat he won by 2,919 votes in 2017.
Matthew Cox spoke to two Scottish Green candidates at the count in Livingston.
Gillian Mackay, Linlithgow & Falkirk East candidate, said she was "pretty positive about the campaign so far". It is her first time standing in this seat and she is "hoping for a good showing."
Cameron Glasgow, Livingston candidate, said he was "excited" about tonight. Asked if he had any indication of how successful he has been, he said he had done "as I expected" and he "did not expect much."
He added that the point of his campaign was "to demand climate action" and to put pressure on other parties.