The north-east’s winning election candidates today give Evening Express readers their thoughts on a hard-fought campaign, the dramatic result – and the issues facing their communities.
Across the north-east tens of thousands of people headed to the polls yesterday.
The SNP has succeeded in snatching back the closely-watched battleground of Gordon from the Conservatives.
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
Election results across the north-east could be difficult to predict, according to an Aberdeen academic.
The final confirmed list of all the General Election candidates have been released for the north-east.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond is set to appear in the High Court on sexual assault charges next month.
A north-east trade union activist has been named as the Scottish Labour Party candidate for the next General Election.
Councillors are being asked to give their final approval on changes to Aberdeen's polling districts and polling places next week.
Two MPs have met fishing industry leaders in the north-east ahead of Britain’s exit from the EU.
A north-east MP said his constituents will benefit after his addition to the UK Government’s cabinet.
A construction programme is under way at schools across the north-east which will see new nurseries built to meet ambitious childcare targets.
A north-east MP has raised questions over future moves to hydrogen-based energy.
There was uproar across Scotland last night as chef Gordon Ramsay mispronounced the name of a town.
A charity is expanding its operation into the north-east with an initiative it hopes will help more than 250 disadvantaged youngsters.
A north-east MP has praised the work of a Men’s Shed in his constituency.
A campaign to save a closure-threatened community centre has won the support of a North-east MP.
An Aberdeenshire councillor has announced he will be stepping down to focus on his new role as an MP.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond said today voters had “not seen the last” of him as he lost his seat to the Conservatives.
The constituency of Gordon was a closely-watched battle in 2015 and it is set to fall under the spotlight again as the former First Minister fights for re-election.
Candidates have officially put their names forward to represent North-east constituencies in the upcoming General Election.
A historic bridges trail, book of treasures and doors open days are just some of the projects lined up to mark the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.
Aberdeenshire East has been best known as the constituency of former First Minister Alex Salmond since 2007. The then SNP leader swept into power in what was formerly the Gordon constituency in 2007, when Mr Salmond claimed 41% of the vote to oust Liberal Democrat Nora Radcliffe, who was seeking re-election for the second time.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond has given his final speech at Holyrood today.
"THIS is not the same country as a year ago."
THE Nationalists dominated in the North-east today, seizing every seat.
Alex Salmond has won the vote for the Gordon constituency. The SNP candidate won the seat with a majority of 8,687 of votes. Gordon results Alex Salmond (SNP) – 27,717 Braden Davy (Labour) – 3,441 Christine Jardine (Lib Dem) – 19,030 Colin Clark (Conservative) – 6,807 Emily Santos (UKIP) – 1,166
A PUNTER in Aberdeen has placed a £3,000 bet on the Lib Dems to beat Alex Salmond in the General Election.