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Scottish Parliamentary election results

The Returning Officer, Barbara Renton, has the responsibility for the management of the election in the Perthshire North and Perthshire South & Kinross-shire constituencies.

The Regional Returning Officer for the Mid Scotland and Fife Region is the Chief Executive of Fife Council.

Scottish Parliamentary Election 2021

Voting in the Scottish Parliamentary Election took place on 6 May 2021.

Perthshire North

For the Perthshire North constituency the turnout was 69.9%, with 40, 268 voters returning a ballot paper.

John Swinney (SNP) has been re-elected as MSP for this constituency.

Results for the Perthshire North constituency:

CandidateVotes
Peter Barrett, Scottish Liberal Democrats1, 802
Murdo Fraser, Scottish Conservative and Unionist15, 807
Don Marshall, Scottish Family Party334
Ryan Smart, Scottish Labour Party2, 324
John Swinney, Scottish National Party (SNP)19, 860

Rejected: 141 spoiled ballots

Perthshire South & Kinross-shire

For the Perthshire South & Kinross constituency, the turnout was 69.8%, with 44, 217 voters returning a ballot paper.

Jim Fairlie (SNP) has been elected as MSP for this constituency.

Results for the Perthshire South & Kinross-shire constituency:

CandidateVotes
Julia Brown, Scottish Liberal Democrats2, 823
Jim Fairlie, Scottish National Party (SNP)20, 126
Janine Rennie, Scottish Labour Party2, 943
Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative and Unionist18, 178

Rejected: 147 spoiled ballots

Mid Scotland and Fife region

Below are the local totals for the Perth and Kinross area in the Mid Scotland and Fife region. 

The turnout for the Mid Scotland and Fife region within the Perthshire North constituency was 69.9%, with 40, 232 voters returning a ballot paper.

The turnout for the Mid Scotland and Fife region within the Perthshire South & Kinross-shire constituency was 69.9%, with 44, 265 voters returning a ballot paper.

Local totals:

Nominated parties/candidatesPerthshire NorthPerthshire South & Kinross-shire
Abolish the Scottish Parliament Party105121
Alba Party658669
All for Unity270310
Freedom Alliance - Integrity, Society, Economy9698
Reform UK111142
Scottish Conservative and Unionist14, 67016, 317
Scottish Family Party230225
Scottish Green Party3, 2413, 814
Scottish Labour Party2, 8383, 575
Scottish Liberal Democrats1, 7282, 694
Scottish Libertarian Party5153
Scottish National Party (SNP)16, 09016, 074
Scottish Renew813
UK Independence Party (UKIP)3450
Mercy Kamanja48
Martin Keatings2518

Rejected ballots: Perthshire North, 73; Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, 84.

 

Scottish Parliamentary Election 2016

Voting in the Scottish Parliamentary Election took place on 5 May 2016.

Perthshire South & Kinross-shire

For the Perthshire South & Kinross-shire constituency the turnout was 61.08%, with 36,261 voters returning a ballot paper.

Roseanna Cunningham (SNP) has been re-elected as MSP for this constituency.

Results for the Perthshire South & Kinross-shire constituency:

CandidateVotes
Roseanna Cunningham, Scottish National Party (SNP)15,315
Craig Finlay, Stronger Community Party544
Scott Nicholson, Scottish Labour Party3,389
Willie Robertson, Scottish Liberal Democrats3,008
Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative & Unionist13,893

Rejected: 112 spoiled ballots

Perthshire North

For the Perthshire North constituency the turnout was 62.96%, with 34,141 voters returning a ballot paper.

John Swinney (SNP) has been re-elected as MSP for this constituency.

Results for the Perthshire North constituency:

CandidateVotes
Peter Barrett, Scottish Liberal Democrats1,705
Murdo Fraser, Scottish Conservative & Unionist13,190
Anna McEwan, Scottish Labour Party2,604
John Swinney, Scottish National Party (SNP)16,526

Rejected: 112 spoiled ballots

Mid Scotland and Fife region

The candidates elected to stand as MSP for the Mid Scotland and Fife region, as declared by the Regional Returning Officer, are: 

  • Murdo Fraser, Scottish Conservative & Unionist
  • Alex Rowley, Scottish Labour Party
  • Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party
  • Claire Baker, Scottish Labour Party
  • Dean Lockhart, Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party
  • Alexander Stewart, Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party
  • Mark Ruskell, Scottish Green Party

View the icon results for Mid Scotland and Fife region [260Kb].  Further details of the Mid Scotland & Fife Region result can be found on Fife Council's website.

Below are the local totals for the Perth and Kinross area in the Mid Scotland and Fife region. 

The turnout for the Mid Scotland and Fife region within the Perthshire North constituency was 63.03%, with 34,171 voters returning a ballot paper.

The turnout for the Mid Scotland and Fife region within the Perthshire South & Kinross-shire constituency was 61.1%, with 36,271 voters returning a ballot paper.

Local totals:

Nominated partiesPerthshire NorthPerthshire South & Kinross-shire
RISE - Respect, Independence, Socialism, and Environmentalism104123
Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party13,03813,966
Scottish Green Party2,0452,264
Scottish Labour Party2,5993,429
Scottish Liberal Democrats1,3361,949
Scottish Libertarian Party6070
Scottish National Party (SNP)14,21813,668
Solidarity - Scotland's Socialist Movement7895
UK Independence Party (UKIP)634635

Rejected: Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, 72; Perthshire North, 59