Clydesdale Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (17.8% majority)
Constituency MSP Aileen Campbell
Top-up region MSPs 3 Scottish National Party, 2 Conservative, 2 Labour
Region South Scotland
Electorate 57,678 (-2% since 2015)
Clydesdale results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Aileen Campbell
SNP 14,821 44.0% -5.9
Alex Allison
Con 8,842 26.2% +11.9
Claudia Beamish
Lab 6,995 20.7% -15.1
Danny Meikle
Ind 1,332 4.0%
Bev Gauld
Ind 909 2.7%
Jennifer Jamieson Ball
Lib 820 2.4%
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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 Clydesdale constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Clydesdale
2016
Aileen Campbell
Scottish National Party
2011
Aileen Campbell
Scottish National Party
2007
Karen Gillon
Labour
2003
Karen Gillon
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Clydesdale

Demographics in Clydesdale

Unemployment rate

2.9%
Very Low
Ranked 66 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.7%
Medium
Ranked 32 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.5%
Very High
Ranked 7 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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