Listed below are the first preference votes:

SNP 1,939 [61%; +23%]
Labour 606 [19.1%; -15.1%]
Conservative 313 [9.8%; +3.9%]
LD Ken McLeod 207 [6.5%; -2.5%]
Green 144 [3.6%; +3.6%]
[Independent [0.0%; 12.9%]]
Turnout: 25.3%
SNP Hold
Percentage change from 2012

This election was caused as a result of the resignation of a winning SNP candidate in the election in 2015 General Election. This election shows the continuing strength of the SNP in Scotland. Labour seems, if anything, to be weakening, however patterns will take time to develop in Scotland.

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