Argyll and Bute Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (20.3% majority)
Constituency MSP Michael Russell
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 2 Labour, 1 Green Party, 1 Scottish National Party
Region Highlands and Islands
Electorate 48,719 (-2.6% since 2015)
Argyll and Bute results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Michael Russell
SNP 13,561 46.0% -4.6
Alan Reid
Lib 7,583 25.7% +13.5
Donald Cameron
Con 5,840 19.8% +1.5
Mick Rice
Lab 2,492 8.5% -6.8
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Share of top-up region votes: Highlands and Islands region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
81,600 39.7% 1
Conservative Con
44,693 21.8% 3
Liberal Democrats LD
27,223 13.3%
Labour Lab
22,894 11.2% 2
Green Party Gre
14,781 7.2% 1
UK Independence Party UKIP
5,344 2.6%
Scottish Christian Party SCP
3,407 1.7%
RISE RISE
889 0.4%
Solidarity Sol
793 0.4%
Other Oth
3,689 1.8%
Elected regional members for Highlands and Islands region
Party
Maree Todd
Scottish National Party SNP
Douglas Ross
Conservative Con
Edward Mountain
Conservative Con
Donald Cameron
Conservative Con
Rhoda Grant
Labour Lab
David Stewart
Labour Lab
John Finnie
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Argyll and Bute constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Argyll and Bute
2016
Michael Russell
Scottish National Party
2011
Michael Russell
Scottish National Party
2007
Jim Mather
Scottish National Party
2003
George Lyon
Liberal Democrats
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Argyll and Bute

Demographics in Argyll and Bute

Unemployment rate

4.8%
Low
Ranked 48 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.3%
Medium
Ranked 38 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.2%
Medium
Ranked 39 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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