Falkirk East Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (25.5% majority)
Constituency MSP Angus MacDonald
Top-up region MSPs 4 Labour, 3 Conservative
Region Central Scotland
Electorate 59,453 (1.7% since 2015)
Falkirk East results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Angus MacDonald
SNP 16,720 51.4% +0.6
Craig Martin
Lab 8,408 25.9% -12.3
Callum Laidlaw
Con 6,342 19.5% +11.1
James Munro
Lib 1,054 3.2% +0.6
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Share of top-up region votes: Central Scotland region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
129,082 47.7%
Labour Lab
67,103 24.8% 4
Conservative Con
43,602 16.1% 3
Green Party Gre
12,722 4.7%
UK Independence Party UKIP
6,088 2.2%
Liberal Democrats LD
5,015 1.9%
Solidarity Sol
2,684 1.0%
Scottish Christian Party SCP
2,314 0.9%
RISE RISE
1,636 0.6%
Other Oth
460 0.2%
Elected regional members for Central Scotland region
Party
Richard Leonard
Labour Lab
Monica Lennon
Labour Lab
Mark Griffin
Labour Lab
Elaine Smith
Labour Lab
Margaret Mitchell
Conservative Con
Graham Simpson
Conservative Con
Alison Harris
Conservative Con
Seat background for Falkirk East constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Falkirk East
2016
Angus MacDonald
Scottish National Party
2011
Angus MacDonald
Scottish National Party
2007
Cathy Peattie
Labour
2003
Cathy Peattie
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Falkirk East

Demographics in Falkirk East

Unemployment rate

6.7%
High
Ranked 27 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.3%
Medium
Ranked 36 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.2%
Medium
Ranked 41 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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