Rutherglen Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Gain (11.4% majority)
Constituency MSP Clare Haughey
Top-up region MSPs 4 Labour, 2 Conservative, 1 Green Party
Region Glasgow
Electorate 59,690 (-1.6% since 2015)
Rutherglen results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Clare Haughey
SNP 15,222 46.2% +6.7
James Kelly
Lab 11,479 34.8% -11.2
Taylor Muir
Con 3,718 11.3% +3.6
Robert Brown
Lib 2,533 7.7% +3.3
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Share of top-up region votes: Glasgow region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
111,101 45.2%
Labour Lab
59,151 24.0% 4
Conservative Con
29,533 12.0% 2
Green Party Gre
23,398 9.5% 1
Liberal Democrats LD
5,850 2.4%
UK Independence Party UKIP
4,889 2.0%
Solidarity Sol
3,593 1.5%
RISE RISE
2,454 1.0%
Women's Equality Party WEP
2,091 0.8%
Scottish Christian Party SCP
1,506 0.6%
Other Oth
2,453 1.0%
Elected regional members for Glasgow region
Party
Anas Sarwar
Labour Lab
Johann Lamont
Labour Lab
James Kelly
Labour Lab
Pauline McNeill
Labour Lab
Adam Tomkins
Conservative Con
Annie Wells
Conservative Con
Patrick Harvie
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Rutherglen constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Rutherglen
2016
Clare Haughey
Scottish National Party
2011
James Kelly
Labour
2007
James Kelly
Labour
2003
Janis Hughes
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Rutherglen

Demographics in Rutherglen

Unemployment rate

7.4%
High
Ranked 17 of 73

Levels of poor health

8%
Very High
Ranked 7 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.2%
Medium
Ranked 43 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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