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Dumfries and Galloway

Shows the general election results for Dumfries and Galloway, which is a constituency in Dumfries & Galloway. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 74,206 and a turnout of 69.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Alister Jack
Majority
5,643
Electorate
74,206
Turnout
69.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 43.3%
SNP 32.4%
Lab 20.9%
LD 2.4%
Ind 1.0%

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 (%)
Alister Jack  Con 22,344 43.3 13.4
Richard Arkless  SNP 16,701 32.4 -9.0
Daniel Goodare  Lab 10,775 20.9 -3.8
Joan Mitchell * LD 1,241 2.4 0.7
Yen Hongmei Jin * Ind 538 1.0 1.0
* 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 Ind UKIP Green SSP Oth
2005 35.4% 12.1% 41.1% 8.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 1.0% 0.6%
2010 31.6% 12.3% 45.9% 8.8% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 29.9% 41.4% 24.7% 1.7% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 43.3% 32.4% 20.9% 2.4% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%