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Ochil & South PerthshireParliamentary constituency
SNP GAIN FROM CON
Scottish National PartyJohn Nicolson
- Votes: 26,882
- Vote share %: 46.5
- Vote share change: +11.2
- Votes: 22,384
- Vote share %: 38.7
- Vote share change: -2.8
- Votes: 4,961
- Vote share %: 8.6
- Vote share change: -11.4
Liberal DemocratIliyan Stefanov
- Votes: 3,204
- Vote share %: 5.5
- Vote share change: +2.3
- Votes: 382
- Vote share %: 0.7
- Vote share change: +0.7
Change compared with 2017
- SNP majority: 4,498
- Registered voters: 78,776
- Change since 2017: +2.8
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John Nicolson has been elected as the MP for Ochil & South Perthshire, beating Conservative Luke Graham by 4,498 votes.
The Scottish National Party overturned a 3,359 vote majority to take the formerly Conservative-held seat.
Lorna Robertson of the Labour Party came third and Liberal Democrat Iliyan Stefanov came fourth.
Voter turnout was up by 2.8 percentage points since the last general election.
Nearly 58,000 people, roughly three-quarters 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 five candidates, Stuart Martin (UKIP), lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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