Scotland Results

Scottish Parliament Results
Party Scottish National Party Scottish Conservatives Scottish Labour Scottish Green Party Scottish Lib Dems Independent
Seats 63 31 24 6 5 0
Change −6 +16 −13 +4 - −1

After 129 of 129 seats About these resultsResults in full

Latest headlines

  1. Victory for the SNP with 63 seats - two short of a majority
  2. Conservatives are the second largest party on 31 seats - but Labour on 24 lost 13 seats
  3. Scottish Greens are the fourth largest party with six seats, ahead of the Lib Dems who won five
  4. See the changing political map of Scotland

Results

Party Elected Seats Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

SNP

Scottish National Party

Elected Joan McAlpine Emma Harper Paul Wheelhouse Seats 3 Votes 120,217 38.3% Net percentage change in seats −2.7
Party

CON

Scottish Conservatives

Elected Rachael Hamilton Brian Whittle Seats 2 Votes 100,753 32.1% Net percentage change in seats +12.6
Party

LAB

Scottish Labour

Elected Claudia Beamish Colin Smyth Seats 2 Votes 56,072 17.8% Net percentage change in seats −7.5
Party

GRN

Scottish Green Party

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 14,773 4.7% Net percentage change in seats +1.6
Party

LD

Scottish Lib Dems

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 11,775 3.7% Net percentage change in seats −1.7
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 6,726 2.1% Net percentage change in seats +1.0
Party

CSSI

Clydesdale and South Scotland Independent

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 1,485 0.5% Net percentage change in seats +0.5
Party

SOL

Solidarity

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 1,294 0.4% Net percentage change in seats +0.1
Party

RISE

RISE

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 1,097 0.3% Net percentage change in seats +0.3

Turnout

Turnout

58.9%

Latest updates

South Scotland List result: SNP 3, Conservatives 2 and Labour 2

Early signs show SNP have retained their majority in Ayrshire

Ayrshire
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What time will a result be declared?

Based on the 2011 Holyrood election results, the estimated declaration time for this constituency is between 04:00 and 04:30 

Watch this space

Visit this page for the latest updates, articles and videos about this region in the run-up to the Scottish Parliament Election, and for results from 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2016.

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Region Profile

The South of Scotland has nine - Ayr; Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley; Clydesdale; Dumfriesshire; East Lothian; Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire; Galloway and West Dumfries; Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley; Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale.

The region is home to Prestwick Airport and the nuclear power station at Torness. Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns was born in this region, which is well known for tourism, engineering, fishing and agriculture.

In 2011, the election resulted in four seats being allocated to the SNP; two being won by Labour and one for the Liberal Democrats.

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