Ayr Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Conservative Hold (2.0% majority)
Constituency MSP John Scott
Top-up region MSPs 3 Scottish National Party, 2 Conservative, 2 Labour
Region South Scotland
Electorate 60,224 (-3.4% since 2015)
Ayr results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
John Scott
Con 16,183 43.0% +4.1
Jennifer Dunn
SNP 15,433 41.0% +5.4
Brian McGinley
Lab 5,283 14.0% -9.3
Robert Simpson
Lib 716 1.9% -0.2
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Share of top-up region votes: South Scotland region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
120,217 38.3% 3
Conservative Con
100,753 32.1% 2
Labour Lab
56,072 17.8% 2
Green Party Gre
14,773 4.7%
Liberal Democrats LD
11,775 3.7%
UK Independence Party UKIP
6,726 2.1%
Solidarity Sol
1,294 0.4%
RISE RISE
1,097 0.3%
Other Oth
1,485 0.5%
Elected regional members for South Scotland region
Party
Joan McAlpine
Scottish National Party SNP
Emma Harper
Scottish National Party SNP
Paul Wheelhouse
Scottish National Party SNP
Rachael Hamilton
Conservative Con
Brian Whittle
Conservative Con
Claudia Beamish
Labour Lab
Colin Smyth
Labour Lab
Seat background for Ayr constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Ayr
2016
John Scott
Conservative
2011
John Scott
Conservative
2007
John Scott
Conservative
2003
John Scott
Conservative
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Ayr

Demographics in Ayr

Unemployment rate

6.5%
High
Ranked 29 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.6%
Medium
Ranked 33 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.1%
Low
Ranked 57 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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