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The SNP has succeeded in snatching back the closely-watched battleground of Gordon from the Conservatives.
The Conservatives have held on to their Banff and Buchan seat, increasing their majority by thousands in the process.
With almost every seat now announced, these four graphics show you the results at a glance.
The Conservatives have held West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine – but saw their majority slashed.
The SNP stormed to victory in Aberdeen South in a rejection of “Tory austerity and “Boris Johnson’s Brexit”.
The SNP have held on to the seat of Aberdeen North, with the party increasing its majority in the process.
The SNP has won the Gordon seat. Richard Thomson gained the seat with 23,885 votes. Final results Richard Thomson (SNP) 23,885 Colin Clark (CON) 23,066 James Oates (LD) 5,913 Heather Herbert (LAB) 3,052 819 votes in it between SNP and the Conservatives in second place. https://t.co/ldcF4d4XOv — Adele Merson (@EEadele) December 13, 2019
The Conservatives have held the West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine seat. Andrew Bowie won the seat with 22,752 votes. Full results Andrew Bowie (CON) – 22,752 Paddy Coffield (LAB) – 2,431 Fergus Mutch (SNP) – 21,909 John Waddell (LIB DEM) – 6,253
The Conservatives have retained their Banff and Buchan seat.
The SNP have gained back the Aberdeen South seat from the Scottish Conservatives.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson said she “will be making further remarks later today” after she lost her seat to the SNP.
The SNP has held the Aberdeen North seat.
The SNP has won the Angus seat.
Scottish results have been announced and SNP has taken them.
The turn-out in Aberdeen South is almost 70%.
A total of 37,485 votes were cast from a total electorate of 62,489.
Our team are at P&J Live covering the counts for the north-east. Follow the latest action here:
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Counting is underway at the P&J Live where five seats are being contested.
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