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Election count about to get underway

Orkney and Shetland’s General Election count team. (Orkney Photographic)

The count for the 2019 General Election in the Orkney and Shetland constituency is about to get underway at Kirkwall Grammar School.

Staff from Orkney Islands Council have gathered to begin counting the ballot papers. The first set of papers is due to arrive shortly after 10pm, after the polls have closed.

The Orcadian will provide updates on the count throughout the night. Stay tuned to our website and our Facebook and Twitter pages.