East Lothian Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Labour Hold (3.0% majority)
Constituency MSP Iain Gray
Top-up region MSPs 3 Scottish National Party, 2 Conservative, 2 Labour
Region South Scotland
Electorate 59,974 (-1.5% since 2015)
East Lothian results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Iain Gray
Lab 14,329 37.8% -1.2
DJ Johnston-Smith
SNP 13,202 34.8% -3.7
Rachael Hamilton
Con 9,045 23.9% +7.3
Ettie Spencer
Lib 1,337 3.5% -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 East Lothian constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for East Lothian
2016
Iain Gray
Labour
2011
Iain Gray
Labour
2007
Iain Gray
Labour
2003
John Home Robertson
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in East Lothian

Demographics in East Lothian

Unemployment rate

5.9%
Medium
Ranked 32 of 73

Levels of poor health

4.5%
Low
Ranked 53 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.3%
High
Ranked 23 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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