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Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

Shows the general election results for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, which is a constituency in Dumfries & Galloway. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,672 and a turnout of 72.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
David Mundell
Majority
9,441
Electorate
67,672
Turnout
72.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 49.4%
SNP 30.1%
Lab 16.5%
LD 4.0%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
David Mundell  Con 24,177 49.4 9.6
Mairi McAllan  SNP 14,736 30.1 -8.2
Douglas Beattie  Lab 8,102 16.5 1.8
John Ferry * LD 1,949 4.0 1.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con SNP Lab LD UKIP Green SSP
2005 36.2% 9.1% 32.3% 20.3% 1.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 38.0% 10.8% 28.9% 19.8% 1.4% 1.1% 0.0%
2015 39.8% 38.3% 14.8% 2.7% 2.8% 1.6% 0.0%
2017 49.4% 30.1% 16.5% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
382 Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale 19.3%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
491 Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale 49.4%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
166 Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale 72.4%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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