Scottish Parliament Elections 2016: The results

Vote counting is nearing an end and election results are being announced across the region. The Conservative party won the MSP seats in both Dumfriesshire and Galloway & West Dumfries.

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Scottish Parliament Elections 2016: Conservative hold Galloway and West Dumfries

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Conservative HOLD Galloway and West Dumfries.

Finlay Carson is elected MSP with 14,527 votes.

59.4%
turnout in Galloway and West Dumfries, with 33,458 votes cast.
  • Finlay Carson, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party - 14,527
  • Aileen McLeod, SNP - 13,013
  • Fiona O'Donnell, Scottish Labour Party - 4,876
  • Andrew Robert Metcalf, Scottish Liberal Democrats - 947

Scottish Parliament Elections 2016: Conservative gain Dumfriesshire

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Conservative GAIN Dumfriesshire from Labour.

Oliver Mundell wins the seat with 13,536 votes, replacing Labour's Elaine Murray who loses her seat after 17 years.

59.90%
turnout in Dumfriesshire, with 36,361 votes cast.
  • Oliver Mundell, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party - 13,536
  • Joan McAlpine, SNP - 12,306
  • Elaine Murray, Scottish Labour Party - 9,151
  • Richard John Brodie, Scottish Liberal Democrats - 1,267

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