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General Election 12 December 2019

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The UK Parliamentary Election (General Election) will take place on Thursday, 12 December 2019.

There are 4 UK Parliamentary constituencies within Fife:

  • Dunfermline & West Fife
  • Glenrothes
  • Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath
  • North East Fife

Election results

The UK Parliamentary Election, also known as the General Election, was held on Thursday 12 December, 2019 and saw voting take place across Fife’s four constituencies to elect Members of Parliament (MPs) to sit in the House of Commons.

Fife’s four UK Parliamentary constituencies are:

  • Dunfermline & West Fife
  • Glenrothes
  • Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath
  • North East Fife

Voter Registration

The number of people registered to vote in the 2019 General Election in each of Fife’s constituencies:

ConstituencyNumber of people registered to vote
Dunfermline & West Fife76,652
Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath72,853
Glenrothes65,672
North East Fife60,905
Total276,082

Postal voters

The number of people who requested a postal vote for the 2019 General Election in each of Fife’s constituencies:

ConstituencyNumber of postal voters
Dunfermline & West Fife14,427
Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath13,635
Glenrothes10,877
North East Fife11,576
Total50,515

Proxy voters

The number of people who requested a proxy vote for the 2019 General Election in each of Fife’s constituencies:

ConstituencyNumber of proxy voters
Dunfermline & West Fife290
Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath234
Glenrothes160
North East Fife581
Total1,265

The Election was conducted using the First Past the Post voting system. To become a Member of the UK Parliament (MP) in Westminster a candidate simply has to win more votes than any other candidate standing in a particular constituency.

The results for the four Fife constituencies are:

Dunfermline & West Fife

Candidate NamePartyNo. of votes
Rebecca Louise Marie BELLScottish Liberal Democrats4,262
Moira McDonald BENNYScottish Conservative and Unionist11,207
Douglas CHAPMANScottish National Party (SNP)23,727
Mags HALLScottish Green Party1,258
Cara Laura HILTONLabour and Co-operative Party13,028

Douglas Chapman, Scottish National Party (SNP) was declared as the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the Dunfermline & West Fife constituency.

Turnout: 69.95%

Glenrothes

Candidate NamePartyNo. of votes
Pat EGANScottish Labour Party9,477
Victor Robert FARRELL 1,276
Peter GRANTScottish National Party (SNP)21,234
Jane Ann LISTONScottish Liberal Democrats2,639
Amy Louise THOMSONScottish Conservative and Unionist6,920

Peter Grant, Scottish National Party (SNP) was declared as the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the Glenrothes constituency.

Turnout: 63.29%

Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath

Candidate NamePartyNo. of votes
Gill COLE- HAMILTONScottish Liberal Democrats – To Stop Brexit2,903
James Neale HANVEY 16,568
Lesley LAIRDScottish Labour Party15,325
Kathleen Frances LESLIEScottish Conservative and Unionist9,449
Scott John Colin RUTHERFORDScottish Green Party1,628
Mitch WILLIAMBrexit Party1,132

James Neale Hanvey was declared as the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath constituency.

Turnout: 64.69%

North East Fife

Candidate NamePartyNo. of votes
Wendy Anne CHAMBERLAINScottish Liberal Democrats19,763
Stephen Patrick GETHINSScottish National Party (SNP)18,447
Wendy Helena HAYNESScottish Labour Party1,707
Tony MIKLINSKIScottish Conservative and Unionist5,961

Wendy Chamberlain, Scottish Liberal Democrats, was declared as the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the North East Fife constituency.

Turnout: 75.6%

Useful contacts

Postal Voting Enquiries

Tel. 03451 55 55 22 or email postal.voting@fife.gov.uk

Election Enquiries

Tel. 01592 583111 or email election.enquiries@fife.gov.uk

Electoral Registration Enquiries

Tel. 03451 55 55 11 or email voters.roll@fife.gov.uk

By Post: Fife House North Street Glenrothes Fife KY7 5LT