East Lothian Scottish Parliament constituency
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2021 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Gain (2.6% majority)
Constituency MSP Paul McLennan
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 3 Labour, 1 Scottish National Party
Region South Scotland
Electorate 59,974 (-1.5% since 2015)
East Lothian results for Scottish Parliament election, 2021

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Paul McLennan
SNP 17,968 39.2% +4.4
Martin Whitfield
Lab 16,789 36.7% -1.1
Craig Hoy
Con 9,470 20.7% -3.2
Euan Davidson
Lib 1,566 3.4% -0.1
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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
136,741 37.6% 1
Conservative Con
121,730 33.5% 3
Labour Lab
57,236 15.7% 3
Green Party Gre
18,964 5.2%
Liberal Democrats LD
12,422 3.4%
UK Independence Party UKIP
578 0.2%
Other Oth
16,177 4.4%
Elected regional members for South Scotland region
Party
Emma Harper
Scottish National Party SNP
Sharon Dowey
Conservative Con
Craig Hay
Conservative Con
Brian Whittle
Conservative Con
Carol Mochan
Labour Lab
Colin Smyth
Labour Lab
Martin Whitfield
Labour Lab
Seat background for East Lothian constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for East Lothian
2021
Paul McLennan
Scottish National Party
2016
Iain Gray
Labour
2011
Iain Gray
Labour
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