Result of Scottish Parliament election - Highlands and Islands region

Published Date: 

6 May 2011 - 16:27

Results of the Scottish Parliament Election in the Highlands and Islands Region:

Party/candidate

Description

Number

of votes

Share

All Scotland Pensioners Party

Scottish Senior Citizens Party

436

1.64%

Ban Bankers Bonuses

 

198

0.74%

British National Party

 

183

0.69%

Christian Party “Proclaiming Christ’s Lordship”

Scottish Christian Party

231

0.87%

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

 

4156

15.63%

Scottish Green Party

Eleanor Scott for MSP

1304

4.9%

Scottish Labour Party

 

3804

14.3%

Scottish Liberal Democrats

 

2155

8.1%

Scottish National Party (SNP)

Alex Salmond for First Minister

13172

49.52%

Scottish Socialist Party

 

95

0.36%

Socialist Labour Party

 

204

0.77%

Solidarity – Scotland’s Socialist Movement

 

50

0.19%

The Liberal Party

 

247

0.93%

UK Independence Party

UKIP

362

1.36%

Total votes cast

26,597

99.77%

 

Reason for rejection

Number

of votes

Lack of official mark or unique identifying mark

0

Voting for more than one party and/or candidate

12

Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified

0

Unmarked or void for uncertainty

49

Total votes rejected

61

 

Electorate

48,925

Total votes cast

26,658

Turnout

54.49

Highlands and Islands results

Party Member Seats Votes % +/-%
SNP John Finnie, Jean Urquhart & Mike MacKenzie 3 85,082 47.5 +13.1
Labour Rhoda Grant & David Stewart 2 25,884 14.5 -3.2
Conservative Jamie McGrigor & Mary Elizabeth Scanlon 2 20,843 11.6 -0.8
Liberal Democrat None 0 21,729 12.1 -8
Green None 0 9,076 5.1 +0.4
Scottish Christian Party None 0 3,541 2 -1.4
UK Independence Party None 0 3,372 1.9 +1.2
All Scotland Pensioners Party None 0 2,770 1.5 -0.6
Ban Bankers Bonuses None 0 1,764 1 0
Liberal Party (The) None 0 1,696 0.9 0
Socialist Labour Party None 0 1,406 0.8 +0.2
British National Party None 0 1,134 0.6 -0.5
Scottish Socialist Party None 0 509 0.3 -0.2
Solidarity None 0 204 0.1 -0.9
Turnout 179,010 0 -1.3