Published: Friday, 13th December 2019
John Lamont of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party has been elected as the MP for the Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk County Constituency at the General Election.
The total number of votes cast was 53,316. The turnout was 71.5%.
The total number of votes polled for each candidate was as follows:
- Ian Davidson, Scottish Labour Party – 2,513
- Calum Kerr, Scottish National Party (SNP) – 20,599
- John Lamont, Scottish Conservative and Unionist – 25,747
- Jenny Marr – Scottish Liberal Democrats – 4,287
The majority was 5,148.
The number of ballot papers rejected and not counted was 170.
The count took place overnight at Borders Events Centre, Springwood Park, Kelso.
Tracey Logan, Returning Officer
“I’d like to thank all the staff who made sure that the election in this constituency ran efficiently and accurately, both at polling stations across the area and at the count centre.”
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