Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (24.8% majority)
Constituency MSP Kate Forbes
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 2 Labour, 1 Green Party, 1 Scottish National Party
Region Highlands and Islands
Electorate 58,250 (-3.2% since 2015)
Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Kate Forbes
SNP 17,362 47.6% +1.4
Angela Margaret Maclean
Lib 8,319 22.8% -7.7
Robbie Gordon Munro
Con 5,887 16.1% +7.2
Linda Stewart
Lab 3,821 10.5% -2.4
Ronnie Campbell
Ind 1,116 3.1%
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Share of top-up region votes: Highlands and Islands region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
81,600 39.7% 1
Conservative Con
44,693 21.8% 3
Liberal Democrats LD
27,223 13.3%
Labour Lab
22,894 11.2% 2
Green Party Gre
14,781 7.2% 1
UK Independence Party UKIP
5,344 2.6%
Scottish Christian Party SCP
3,407 1.7%
RISE RISE
889 0.4%
Solidarity Sol
793 0.4%
Other Oth
3,689 1.8%
Elected regional members for Highlands and Islands region
Party
Maree Todd
Scottish National Party SNP
Douglas Ross
Conservative Con
Edward Mountain
Conservative Con
Donald Cameron
Conservative Con
Rhoda Grant
Labour Lab
David Stewart
Labour Lab
John Finnie
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
2016
Kate Forbes
Scottish National Party
2011
Dave Thompson
Scottish National Party
2007
John Farquhar Munro
Liberal Democrats
2003
John Farquhar Munro
Liberal Democrats
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch

Demographics in Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch

Unemployment rate

5.7%
Medium
Ranked 36 of 73

Levels of poor health

3.9%
Very Low
Ranked 60 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.4%
High
Ranked 16 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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