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Scottish Parliamentary Election results 2021

The Scottish Parliamentary Election took place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Galloway and West Dumfries Constituency

Finlay Carson, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party - 17,486
Archie Dryburgh, Scottish Labour Party - 2,932
Emma Harper, Scottish National Party (SNP) - 14,851
Ian William McDonald, Scottish Liberal Democrats - 948
Laura Moodie, Scottish Green Party - 970

Total votes cast - 37,268

Finlay Carson was elected with a majority of 2,635.

The turnout figure within the Gallloway and West Dumfries Constituency was 64.9 %.

Background information:

  • The Constituency Returning Officer was Fiona Lees
  • The current electorate for the Gallloway and West Dumfries Constituency is 57,419.

Icon for pdf View the official Galloway and West Dumfries Constituency Declaration [PDF - 59.78KB]

Dumfriesshire County Constituency

Richard John Brodie, Scottish Liberal Democrats - 1,314
Joan McApline, Scottish National Party (SNP) - 15,421
Oliver Mundell, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party - 19,487
Colin Smyth, Scottish Labour Party and Scottish Co-operative Party - 4,671

Total votes cast - 41,004

Oliver Mundell was elected with a majority of 4,066.

The turnout figure within the Dumfriesshire Constituency was 66%.

Background information:

  • The Constituency Returning Officer was Fiona Lees
  • The current electorate for the Dumfriesshire County Constituency is 62,116

Icon for pdf View the official Dumfriesshire Constituency Declaration [PDF - 59.57KB]

Election of Regional Members of the Scottish Parliament

PARTY DESCRIPTION AND DESCRIPTION (IF ANY) OF INDIVIDUAL CANDIDATES

VOTES CAST

Abolish the Scottish Parliament Party

1,126

Alba Party

3,896

All for Unity

5,521

Freedom Alliance- Integrity, Society, Economy

686

Independent Green Voice

1,690

Reform UK

779

Scotia Future

194

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

121,730

Scottish Family Party

1,659

Scottish Green Party

18,964

Scottish Labour Party

57,236

Scottish Liberal Democrats

12,422

Scottish Libertarian Party

534

Scottish National Party (SNP)

136,741

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

578

Vanguard Party

92

 

The Regional Member seats for the South Scotland have been allocated.  The following candidates are elected as MSP's for the South Scotland Region:

 

 

NAME

 

PARTY

1

Colin Smyth

for

Scottish Labour Party

2

Craig Hoy

for

Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party

3

Carol Mochan

for

Scottish Labour Party

4

Brian Whittle

for

Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party

5

Sharon Dowey

for

Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party

6

Emma Harper

for

Scottish National Party (SNP)

7

Martin Whitfield

for

Scottish Labour Party

 

The number of ballot papers rejected and not counted at this election was: -

 

Lack of official mark or unique identifying mark

2

Voting for more than one registered party/candidate

240

Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified

25

Unmarked or void for uncertainty

385

 

TOTAL ELECTORATE

558,410

TOTAL VOTES CAST

364,500

TOTAL VOTES REJECTED

652

TOTAL VOTES COUNTED

363,848

PERCENTAGE POLL

65.3%

 

PUBLIC NOTICE - Regional List for South Scotland Region 

Galloway & West Dumfries Constituency

I, Fiona Lees, being the Regional Returning Officer for the Scottish Parliamentary Election for the Galloway & West Dumfries Constituency, hereby give public notice that the total number of votes polled for the Regional List for South Scotland Region in this constituency was as follows:

NAME OF REGISTERED PARTY

VOTES CAST

ABOLISH THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT PARTY

165

ALBA PARTY

259

ALL FOR UNITY

725

FREEDOM ALLIANCE- INTEGRITY, SOCIETY, ECONOMY

73

INDEPENDENT GREEN VOICE

138

REFORM UK

83

SCOTIA FUTURE

21

SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVE AND UNIONIST PARTY

15,610

SCOTTISH FAMILY PARTY

202

SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY

1,583

SCOTTISH LABOUR PARTY

3,483

SCOTTISH LIBERAL DEMOCRATS

985

SCOTTISH LIBERTARIAN PARTY

51

SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY (SNP)

13,683

UK INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UKIP)

91

VANGUARD PARTY

9


Dumfriesshire Constituency

I, Fiona Lees, being the Regional Returning Officer for the Scottish Parliamentary Election for the Dumfriesshire Constituency, hereby give public notice that the total number of votes polled for the Regional List for South Scotland Region in this constituency was as follows:

NAME OF REGISTERED PARTY

VOTES CAST

ABOLISH THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT PARTY

151

ALBA PARTY

292

ALL FOR UNITY

778

FREEDOM ALLIANCE- INTEGRITY, SOCIETY, ECONOMY

76

INDEPENDENT GREEN VOICE

163

REFORM UK

85

SCOTIA FUTURE

15

SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVE AND UNIONIST PARTY

17,561

SCOTTISH FAMILY PARTY

134

SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY

1,376

SCOTTISH LABOUR PARTY

4,834

SCOTTISH LIBERAL DEMOCRATS

1,034

SCOTTISH LIBERTARIAN PARTY

44

SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY (SNP)

14,301

UK INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UKIP)

82

VANGUARD PARTY

10

Page last updated: 14/05/2021
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