Caithness, Sutherland and Ross Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (12.2% majority)
Constituency MSP Gail Elizabeth Ross
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 2 Labour, 1 Green Party, 1 Scottish National Party
Region Highlands and Islands
Electorate 54,391 (-3.2% since 2015)
Caithness, Sutherland and Ross results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Gail Elizabeth Ross
SNP 13,937 43.3% -5.1
Jamie Stone
Lib 10,024 31.1% +8.8
Struan Mackie
Con 4,912 15.3% +5.0
Leah Esther Franchetti
Lab 3,334 10.4% -8.6
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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 Caithness, Sutherland and Ross constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
2016
Gail Elizabeth Ross
Scottish National Party
2011
Rob Gibson
Scottish National Party
2007
Jamie Stone
Liberal Democrats
2003
Jamie Stone
Liberal Democrats
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Caithness, Sutherland and Ross

Demographics in Caithness, Sutherland and Ross

Unemployment rate

4.6%
Low
Ranked 50 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.1%
Medium
Ranked 43 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.3%
High
Ranked 18 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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