Scots Pairlament election, 2011

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Scots Pairlament election, 2011

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Aw 129 seats in the Scots Pairlament
65 seats needit for a majority
TurnootFPTP - 50.5% Decrease 3.4%
List - 50.5% Increase 3.5%
  Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland (cropped).jpg IainGrayMSP20110510.JPG AnnabelGoldieMSP20110510.JPG
Leader Alex Salmond Iain Gray Annabel Goldie
Pairty SNP Labour Scots Tories
Constituency vote 902,915 630,461 276,652
% and swing 45.4% Increase12.5% 31.7% Decrease0.5% 13.9% Decrease2.7%
Regional vote 876,421 523,469 245,967
% and swing 44% Increase13% 26.3% Decrease2.9% 12.4% Decrease1.5%

  TavishScottMSP20110510.JPG Scottish Green Leadership 2011.jpg
Leader Tavish Scot Patrick Harvie
and Eleanor Scott
Pairty Leeberal Democrats Scots Greens
Constituency vote 157,714 Did not contest
% and swing 7.9% Decrease8.2% Did not contest
Regional vote 103,472 86,939
% and swing 5.2% Decrease6.1% 4.4% Increase0.3%

Scottish Election Results 2011.svg
Constituency wunners o the election are shawn on the left, bi pairty colour. On the richt is adeetional memmers for regions, alsae bi pairty colour

First Meenister afore election

Alex Salmond

First Meenister o Scotland

Alex Salmond

Politics o Scotland
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The 2011 Scots Pairlament election wis held oan Thursday, 5 Mey 2011 tae wale 129 memmers tae the Scots Pairlament.

The election saw the first majority govrenment syne Halyruid appent, a unco thing seein as the Additional Memmer System uised tae wale MSPs wis ettelt tae hinder ony yin pairty winnin a majority.[1] The Scots National Pairty (SNP) wun a landslide o 69 seats, the maist the party has iver haudit at ony a Halyruid or Westminster election, latten leader Alex Salmond tae bide as First Meenister o Scotland fir a seicont term. The SNP eikit 32 constituencies, twenty-twa fae Scots Labour, nine fae the Scots Leeberal Democrats and yin fae the Scots Conservative an Unionist pairty.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Newman, Cathy (6 Mey 2011). "SNP wins majority in Scottish elections". Retrieved 12 Julie 2011.
  2. "Election 2011 - Scotland". BBC News. 6 Mey 2011. Retrieved 28 Januar 2021.