Scotland politics

General election 2017: BBC Scotland election results coverage

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Media captionBehind the scenes of BBC Scotland's election night

BBC Scotland will be delivering comprehensive election results coverage across online, TV and radio.

We will be reporting the length and breath of the country after polls close at 22:00 on 8 June.

There will be analysis, background, reaction and debate as we find out the results of Scotland's 59 Westminster constituencies.

The counts of all 650 UK seats will be covered, along with who becomes the next prime minister.


  • The BBC's news website will be the one-stop place to go. You will be able to keep in touch with the Scotland-wide picture on your phone, tablet, laptop, internet-enabled television and desktop.
  • You'll be able to access our dedicated live page which you can also use to watch BBC One Scotland and listen to Radio Scotland.
  • You will be able to find out what is happening in your constituency, ahead of the result, and after.
  • There will be video and audio clips, picture galleries, blogs, analysis and news stories - from your area.
  • Find out the key moments and reaction to the results on social media by using #bbcelection and following @BBCScotlandNews on Twitter; BBC Scotland news on Facebook


  • An overnight television programme, starting at 21:55 on BBC One Scotland will be presented by Glenn Campbell, Brian Taylor and Jackie Bird. It will run until 09:00 on Friday.
  • David Henderson will be performing his "magic" with a virtual reality presentation of the results as they happen.
  • Punditry aplenty will come from Fiona Stalker's guests at BBC Scotland's election cafe. You can follow #BBCElectionCafe on social media for the latest talking points.
  • There will be news updates throughout the day including an hour-long Reporting Scotland at 18:30 on Friday.


  • On BBC Radio Scotland, live coverage of the results will start at 22:00 and be brought to you by presenters Bill Whiteford and Gillian Marles.
  • Reaction to the overnight news will be reported on Good Morning Scotland from 06:00 by Gary Robertson and Hayley Millar.
  • There will be regular bulletins throughout the day and a full report on the political picture will feature on Newsdrivefrom 16:00.

When might your constituency call its result?

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Based on the 2015 Westminster election results, here is an estimate of the declaration times of Scotland's 59 Westminster constituency seats.

Between 01:30 and 02:30

At about 03:00

Between 03:00 and 03:30

Between 04:00 and 04:30

Between 05:00 and 08:00