Argyll and Bute Scottish Parliament constituency
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2007 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Gain (2.8% majority)
Constituency MSP Jim Mather
Top-up region MSPs 4 Labour, 3 Scottish National Party, 3 Conservative, 1 UK Independence Party, 1 Ulster Unionist Party, 1 Green Party, 1 Liberal Democrats
Region Highlands and Islands
Argyll and Bute results for Scottish Parliament election, 2007

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Jim Mather
SNP 9,944 34.5% +14.9
George Lyon
LD 9,129 31.7% -3.4
Jamie McGrigor
Con 5,571 19.3% -0.8
Mary Galbraith
Lab 4,148 14.4% -3.9

Share of top-up region votes: Highlands and Islands region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
10,245 35.6% 2
Liberal Democrats LD
5,209 18.1%
Conservative Con
4,756 16.5% 2
Labour Lab
4,693 16.3% 3
Green Party Gre
1,245 4.3%
Scottish Christian Union SCU
699 2.4%
Solidarity Sol
408 1.4%
UK Independence Party UKIP
179 0.6%
Scottish Socialist Party SSP
162 0.6%
Independent Ind
0 0.0%
Other Oth
1,215 4.2%
Elected regional members for Highlands and Islands region
Rob Gibson
Scottish National Party SNP
David Thompson
Scottish National Party SNP
Mary Scanlon
Conservative Con
Jamie McGrigor
Conservative Con
Peter Peacock
Labour Lab
Rhoda Grant
Labour Lab
David Stewart
Labour Lab
Seat background for Argyll and Bute constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Argyll and Bute
Jim Mather
Scottish National Party
George Lyon
Liberal Democrats
George Lyon
Liberal Democrats