Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament ( Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election. Also, however, it is one of nine constituencies in the South Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
2011 Scottish Parliament election, the seat of Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale was re-established as Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire and Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale.
Electoral region [ edit ]
The other eight constituencies of the South Scotland region are
Ayr, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Clydesdale, Dumfriesshire, East Lothian, Galloway and West Dumfries, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley and Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale.
The region covers the
Dumfries and Galloway council area, part of the East Ayrshire council area, part of the East Lothian council area, part of the Midlothian council area, the Scottish Borders council area, the South Ayrshire council area and part of the South Lanarkshire council area.
Constituency boundaries and council areas [ edit ]
The rest of the
Scottish Borders is represented in the Scottish Parliament by the Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale constituency.
The electoral wards in the Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire constituency are:
Election results [ edit ]
2011 parliamentary election [ edit ]
Scottish Parliament election, 2011: Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Green background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member.
A or denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.
John Lamont 12,933
Paul Wheelhouse 7,599
Euan Robson 4,990
Labour Rab Stewart
Independent Jesse Rae
All Scotland Pensioners Party
Total Valid votes 28,816
References [ edit ]