Coordinates: 57°30′43″N 3°14′53″W / 57.512°N 3.248°W
Moray is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
Boundaries [ edit ]
1983-1997: Moray District.
1997-2005: The Moray District electoral divisions of Buckie, Burghsea, Elgin North East, Elgin South West, Ernedal, Innes-Heldon, Rathford-Lennox, and Speyside-Glenlivet.
2005-present: The Moray Council area.
The constituency covers the whole of the
Moray council area. Between 1997 and 2005, it covered a slightly smaller area. A similar constituency, also called Moray, is used for elections to the Scottish Parliament.
The seat is bordered by the constituencies of
Aberdeenshire West and Kincardine, Banff and Buchan, Gordon, and Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey.
History [ edit ]
The constituency was created in 1983 from parts of the former seats of
Moray and Nairn, and Banff.
Member of Parliament [ edit ]
The MP since 2001 is Angus Robertson, who leads the Scottish National Party in the House of Commons. The overall SNP leader, Alex Salmond, is an MSP and Scotland's First Minister.
Election results [ edit ]
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Elections of the 2010s [ edit ]
On 9 April 2010 the prospective Labour candidate Stuart MacLennan was sacked by the Labour party following offensive comments MacLennan had made on the
social networking service Twitter, calling elderly voters "coffin dodgers" and referring to leaders of other political parties (and other candidates from his own party) in four letter terms. [3 ] [4 ]
Elections of the 2000s [ edit ]
Elections of the 1990s [ edit ]
Elections of the 1980s [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Constituencies in Scotland by Holding Party (59)
Liberal Democrat (11)
Scottish National Party (6)
Airdrie & Shotts
Argyll & Bute
Ayr, Carrick & Cumnock
Banff & Buchan
Berwickshire, Roxburgh & Selkirk
Caithness, Sutherland & Easter Ross
Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth & Kirkintilloch East
Dumfries & Galloway
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale & Tweeddale
Dunfermline & West Fife
East Kilbride, Strathaven & Lesmahagow
Edinburgh North & Leith
Edinburgh South West
Glasgow North East
Glasgow North West
Glasgow South West
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey
Kilmarnock & Loudoun
Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath
Lanark & Hamilton East
Linlithgow & East Falkirk
Motherwell & Wishaw
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
North Ayrshire & Arran
North East Fife
Ochil & South Perthshire
Orkney & Shetland
Paisley & Renfrewshire North
Paisley & Renfrewshire South
Perth & North Perthshire
Ross, Skye & Lochaber
Rutherglen & Hamilton West
West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine