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Dunbartonshire WestParliamentary constituency
Scottish National PartyMartin Docherty
- Votes: 22,396
- Vote share %: 49.6
- Vote share change: +6.8
LabourJean Anne Mitchell
- Votes: 12,843
- Vote share %: 28.5
- Vote share change: -9.2
- Votes: 6,436
- Vote share %: 14.3
- Vote share change: -2.9
Liberal DemocratJennifer Lang
- Votes: 1,890
- Vote share %: 4.2
- Vote share change: +1.9
- Votes: 867
- Vote share %: 1.9
- Vote share change: +1.9
- Votes: 708
- Vote share %: 1.6
- Vote share change: +1.6
Change compared with 2017
- SNP majority: 9,553
- Registered voters: 66,517
- Change since 2017: +2.7
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Martin Docherty-Hughes holds West Dunbartonshire for the SNP.
Martin Docherty has been re-elected as the MP for Dunbartonshire West, with an increased majority.
The Scottish National Party candidate beat Labour's Jean Anne Mitchell by 9,553 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.
Alix Mathieson of the Conservative Party came third and Liberal Democrat Jennifer Lang came fourth.
Voter turnout was up by 2.7 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 45,000 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 six candidates, Jennifer Lang (Liberal Democrat), Peter Connolly (Green) and Andrew Muir (independent), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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We should find out who has claimed West Dunbartonshire around 02:15. The SNP's Martin Docherty-Hughes currently holds this seat and the indications are he will win it again.
West Dunbartonshire declared at 01:44 two years ago, Martin Docherty-Hughes claiming victory for the SNP.
We're not far away from learning whether he has held the seat this time around.
Three cheery-looking police officers are keeping a watchful eye over proceedings in Clydebank, where the West Dunbartonshire votes are being counted.
Martin Docherty-Hughes won West Dunbartonshire for the SNP in 2015 and held it two years ago, although his majority had reduced from over 14,000 to just over 2,000, with Labour coming second in both elections.
The turnout for the constituency this time around is 68.02%.
Our reporter on the scene in Clydebank, Linda Sinclair, says the result is expected around 02:00.
Will the SNP's Martin Docherty-Hughes retain his seat in West Dunbartonshire?
Politics students from a local school are kitted out like seasoned election night campaigners - sweets, baked goods, ample hydration and a pack of cards - in Clydebank.
That's the view of SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes, who has been discussing the exit poll with our reporter Linda Sinclair in West Dunbartonshire.
At the West Dunbartonshire count, Labour MSP Jackie Baillie has been reflecting on the exit poll, which indicates a Conservative majority.
She says Jeremy Corbyn will have to reflect on his position as leader if it proves correct.