Dumfriesshire Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Conservative Gain (3.4% majority)
Constituency MSP Oliver Mundell
Top-up region MSPs 3 Scottish National Party, 2 Conservative, 2 Labour
Region South Scotland
Electorate 59,936 (0.2% since 2015)
Dumfriesshire results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Oliver Mundell
Con 13,536 37.3% +7.6
Joan McAlpine
SNP 12,306 33.9% +7.6
Elaine Murray
Lab 9,151 25.2% -14.4
Richard John Brodie
Lib 1,267 3.5% -0.9
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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 Dumfriesshire constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Dumfriesshire
2016
Oliver Mundell
Conservative
2011
Elaine Murray
Labour
2007
Elaine Murray
Labour
2003
Elaine Murray
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Dumfriesshire

Demographics in Dumfriesshire

Unemployment rate

4.1%
Low
Ranked 55 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.3%
Medium
Ranked 39 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.1%
Low
Ranked 50 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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