UK General Election 2024

Find out about the UK General Election on 4 July 2024.

A UK Parliamentary General Election was held on Thursday 4 July 2024.

Declaration of results

  • The total number of eligible electors was 74,626
  • The total number of votes was 50,368
  • The turnout was 67.5%
CandidateDescriptionVoteShare
Matt AlexanderReform UK2,3604.7%
Alan GrantScottish Liberal Democrats1,1502.3%
Sandesh GulhaneScottish Conservative and Unionist8,49416.9%
Blair McDougallScottish Labour Party21,93543.7%
Kirsten OswaldScottish National Party (SNP)13,51426.9%
Maria ReidScottish Family Party: Pro-Family, Pro-Marriage, Pro-Life4871.0%
Karen SharkeyScottish Greens1,5103.0%
Allan SteeleThe Liberal Party4811.0%
Colette WalkerIndependence for Scotland Party2960.6%
Total valid votes 50,227100.1%
* Due to rounding up the percentage vote share will not equal 100%
The number of rejected ballot was as follows:
Lack of official mark or unique identifying mark0
Voting for more than one candidate22
Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified1
Unmarked or void for uncertainty118
Total rejected votes141


The Returning Officer was Steven Quinn, the Council's Chief Executive. His small team dealt with the administration and organisation of the poll, including the staffing of polling stations and the organisation of the verification and counting of the votes.

Last modified on 11 July 2024