Kirkcaldy Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (23.8% majority)
Constituency MSP David Torrance
Top-up region MSPs 4 Conservative, 2 Labour, 1 Green Party
Region Mid Scotland and Fife
Electorate 52,769 (-14.5% since 2015)
Kirkcaldy results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
David Torrance
SNP 16,358 52.6% +7.4
Claire Baker
Lab 8,963 28.8% -15.8
Martin Laidlaw
Con 4,568 14.7% +7.5
Lauren Jones
Lib 1,219 3.9% +1.0
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Share of top-up region votes: Mid Scotland and Fife region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
120,128 41.3%
Conservative Con
73,293 25.2% 4
Labour Lab
51,373 17.6% 2
Liberal Democrats LD
20,401 7.0%
Green Party Gre
17,860 6.1% 1
UK Independence Party UKIP
5,345 1.8%
Solidarity Sol
1,049 0.4%
SLib SLib
650 0.2%
Other Oth
1,073 0.4%
Elected regional members for Mid Scotland and Fife region
Party
Murdo Fraser
Conservative Con
Liz Smith
Conservative Con
Dean Lockhart
Conservative Con
Alexander Stewart
Conservative Con
Alex Rowley
Labour Lab
Claire Baker
Labour Lab
Mark Ruskell
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Kirkcaldy constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Kirkcaldy
2016
David Torrance
Scottish National Party
2011
David Torrance
Scottish National Party
2007
Marilyn Livingstone
Labour
2003
Marilyn Livingstone
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Kirkcaldy

Demographics in Kirkcaldy

Unemployment rate

5.8%
Medium
Ranked 34 of 73

Levels of poor health

6.1%
High
Ranked 25 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.1%
Low
Ranked 52 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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