2016 Scottish Parliament Election constituency results

Here is a full breakdown of the constituency results from the 2016 Holyrood election.  You can find a full summary of all results, including those from the regional list, here. Navigate between pages using the links below: A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    K    L    M    N    O    P    R    S    U Aberdeen Central (North-East) Votes % Change Scottish National Party Kevin Stewart 11,648 43.62% 3.6 Scottish Labour Lewis MacDonald 7,299 27.33% -10.2 Scottish Conservatives Tom Mason 6,022 22.55% 10.2 Scottish Lib Dems Ken McLeod 1,735 6.50% -2.8 Aberdeen Donside (North-East) Votes % Change Scottish National Party Mark McDonald 17,339 — Read more →

2016 Scottish Parliament Election regional results

Full regional breakdown of regional list results for the 2016 Holyrood elections.  A results summary and analysis can be found on the main results page. Central Scotland List Seats Votes % Change Scottish National Party 0 129,082 47.68% 1.3 Scottish Labour 4 67,103 24.79% -10.5 Scottish Conservatives 3 43,602 16.11% 9.7 Scottish Green Party 0 12,722 4.70% 2.3 UKIP 0 6,088 2.25% 1.7 Scottish Lib Dems 0 5,015 1.85% 0.4 Solidarity 0 2,684 0.99% 0.8 Scottish Christian Party 0 2,314 0.85% -0.5 RISE 0 1,636 — Read more →

2016 Scottish Parliament Election Results

After what as a lacklustre campaign, the 5th Holyrood election sprang into life on the night itself as the expectations of a run-of-the-mill election were thrown out the window – with the SNP falling short of another overall majority and the Tories achieving their best results since 1992 and beating the Labour Party into 2nd place. You can download an Excel file of the full 2016 Scottish Parliament results here: Download You can find detailed results of each election at the respective pages: Constituency | — Read more →

2016 Scottish Parliament Election predictions

Scotland goes to the polls today to elect the members of the 5th Scottish Parliament, and while the important result of who forms the Government might be settled already (with a third term for the SNP Government all but assured), the exact composition of the Parliament is still hanging in the balance. Will the Tories finish second for the first time ever, pipping Labour to be the official opposition and adding further to their story of decline?  Will the Greens have their best showing yet, — Read more →

Why I’m Voting SNP & RISE

By most measures the 2016 Scottish Parliament election has been a very boring one.  Excitement normally stems from unpredictability, such as the atmosphere around the independence referendum or even last year’s General Election.  This year the result is already a foregone conclusion – the SNP will win, and win big. This doesn’t mean though that the election is any less important.  The Scottish Parliament is set to have more power than ever in the next five years and the decisions made at Holyrood will impact — Read more →