SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT ELECTION STATISTICS
TOTAL SEATS WON   VOTES RECEIVED- CONSTITUENCIES
  6 May 1997 1 May 2003 3 May 2007 5 May 2011   6 May 1999 1 May 2003 3 May 2007 5 May 2011
Labour 56 50 46 37   number percent number percent number percent number percent
Scottish National Party 35 27 47 69 Labour 908,346 38.78% 663,585 34.63% 648,396 32.15% 630,437 31.69%
Conservative 18 18 17 15 Scottish National Party 672,768 28.72% 455,742 23.78% 664,227 32.93% 902,916 45.39%
Liberal Democrat 17 17 16 5 Conservative 364,425 15.56% 318,279 16.61% 334,743 16.60% 276,652 13.91%
Green 1 7 2 2 Liberal Democrat 333,179 14.22% 294,347 15.36% 326,232 16.17% 157,714 7.93%
Scottish Socialist 1 6 0 0 Green 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 2,971 0.15% 0 0.00%
Scottish Senior Citizens Unity 0 1 0 0 Scottish Socialist 23,654 1.01% 118,764 6.20% 525 0.03% 0 0.00%
Independent 1 3 1 1 Solidarity         0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Total 129 129 129 129 Scottish Senior Citizens Unity 0 0.00% 1,597 0.08% 1,702 0.08% }  
  All Scotland Pensioners Party             1,618 0.08%
Pensioners' Party 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% }  
  Socialist Labour 5,268 0.22% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
    Scottish Christian Party         4,586 0.23% 1,193 0.06%
CONSTITUENCY SEATS WON UK Independence Party 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 2,508 0.13%
  6 May 1997 1 May 2003 3 May 2007 5 May 2011 British National Party 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Independent (D.Canavan) 18,511 0.79% 14,703 0.77% 0 0.00%    
Labour 53 46 37 15 Independent (M. MacDonald) 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Scottish National Party 7 9 21 53 Independent ( J. Turner) 0 0.00% 10,988 0.57% 6,742 0.33%    
Conservative 0 3 4 3 Other 16,337 0.70% 38,187 1.99% 26,876 1.33% 16,215 0.82%
Liberal Democrat 12 13 11 2 Total Valid Votes 2,342,488 100.00% 1,916,192 100.00% 2,017,000 100.00% 1,989,253 100.00%
Green 0 0 0 0 Spoilt Papers 7,839 0.33% 12,303 0.64% 85,631 4.07% 6,363 0.32%
Scottish Socialist 0 0 0 0 Total Ballots Cast 2,350,327   1,928,495   2,102,631   1,995,369  
Scottish Senior Citizens Unity 0 0 0 0 Electorate & Turnout 4,027,433 58.16% 3,877,638 49.42% 3,899,472 51.72% 3,950,493 50.36%
Independent 1 2 0 0  
Total 73 73 73 73 VOTES RECEIVED- REGIONAL LISTS
    6 May 1999 1 May 2003 3 May 2007 5 May 2011
  number percent number percent number percent number percent
Labour 786,818 33.64% 561,375 29.30% 595,415 29.15% 523,469 26.31%
REGIONAL LIST SEATS WON   Scottish National Party 638,644 27.31% 399,659 20.86% 633,611 31.02% 876,421 44.04%
  6 May 1997 1 May 2003 3 May 2007 5 May 2011 Conservative 359,109 15.35% 296,929 15.50% 284,035 13.90% 245,967 12.36%
Liberal Democrat 290,760 12.43% 225,774 11.78% 230,651 11.29% 103,472 5.20%
Labour 3 4 9 22 Green 84,023 3.59% 132,138 6.90% 82,577 4.04% 86,939 4.38%
Scottish National Party 28 18 26 16 Scottish Socialist 46,635 1.99% 128,026 6.68% 13,096 0.64% 8,272 0.42%
Conservative 18 15 13 12 Solidarity       0.00% 31,096 1.52% 2,837 0.14%
Liberal Democrat 5 4 5 3 Scottish Senior Citizens Unity 0 0.00% 28,996 1.51% 39,038 1.91% }  
Green 1 7 2 2 All Scotland Pensioners Party             33,253 1.67%
Scottish Socialist 1 6 0 0 Pensioners' Party 0 0.00% 28,655 1.50% 0 0.00% }  
Scottish Senior Citizens Unity 0 1 0 0 Socialist Labour 55,232 2.36% 21,657 1.13% 14,054 0.69% 16,847 0.85%
Independent 0 1 1 1 Scottish Christian Party         26,575 1.30% 16,466 0.83%
Total 56 56 56 56 UK Independence Party 0 0.00% 11,969 0.62% 8,197 0.40% 18,138 0.91%
          British National Party 0 0.00% 2,344 0.12% 24,598 1.20% 15,580 0.78%
    Independent (D.Canavan) 27,700 1.18% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%    
  Independent (M. MacDonald) 0 0.00% 27,143 1.42% 19,256 0.94% 18,732 0.94%
INDEPENDENTS ELECTED Independent ( J. Turner) 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%    
1999- Denis Canavan (Falkirk West) Other 49,993 2.14% 51,186 2.67% 40,605 1.99% 24,443 1.17%
2003-Denis Canavan(Falkirk West), Jean Turner (Strathkelvin & Bearsden), Margo MacDonald (Lothian Region list) Total Valid Votes 2,338,914 100.00% 1,915,851 100.00% 2,042,804 100.00% 1,990,836 100.00%
Spoilt Papers 7,268 0.31% 11,938 0.62% 62,038 2.95% 5,987 0.30%
2007- Margo MacDonald (Lothian Region list) Total Ballots Cast 2,346,182   1,927,789   2,104,842   1,996,823  
2011- Margo MacDonald (Lothian Region list) Electorate & Turnout 4,027,433 58.07% 3,877,599 49.42% 3,899,472 52.37% 3,950,626 50.39%
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