Orkney Islands Scottish Parliament constituency
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2021 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Liberal Democrats Hold (33.4% majority)
Constituency MSP Liam McArthur
Top-up region MSPs 4 Conservative, 1 Labour, 1 Scottish National Party
Region Highlands and Islands
Electorate 16,705 (-1.5% since 2015)
Orkney Islands results for Scottish Parliament election, 2021

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Liam McArthur
Lib 7,238 62.4% -5.0
Robert Leslie
SNP 3,369 29.1% +4.8
Sam Bown
Con 699 6.0% +1.9
Coilla Drake
Lab 290 2.5% -0.4
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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
96,433 40.4% 1
Conservative Con
60,779 25.4% 4
Liberal Democrats LD
26,771 11.2%
Labour Lab
22,713 9.5% 1
Green Party Gre
17,729 7.4%
UK Independence Party UKIP
457 0.2%
Other Oth
14,039 5.9%
Elected regional members for Highlands and Islands region
Party
Emma Roddick
Scottish National Party SNP
Douglas Ross
Conservative Con
Edward Mountain
Conservative Con
Donald Cameron
Conservative Con
Jamie Halcro Jonston
Conservative Con
Rhoda Grant
Labour Lab
Seat background for Orkney Islands constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Orkney Islands
2021
Liam McArthur
Liberal Democrats
2016
Liam McArthur
Liberal Democrats
2011
Liam McArthur
Liberal Democrats
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