Galloway and Upper Nithsdale (UK Parliament constituency)

Galloway and Upper Nithsdale (UK Parliament constituency)

UK former constituency infobox
Name = Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Type = County
Year = 1983
Abolition = 2005

Galloway and Upper Nithsdale was a county constituency which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system.

The constituency was created for the 1983 general election (partly replacing the former Galloway constituency), and abolished for the 2005 general election, when it was replaced by Dumfries and Galloway.

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Duncan
votes = 12,222
percentage = 34.0
change = +3.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Malcolm Fleming
votes = 12,148
percentage = 33.8
change = -10.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Thomas Sloan
votes = 7,258
percentage = 20.2
change = +3.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Neil Wallace
votes = 3,698
percentage = 10.3
change = +3.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = Andy Harvey
votes = 588
percentage = 1.6
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 74
percentage = 0.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 35,914
percentage = 67.4
change = -12.2
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Scottish National Party
swing =


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