Scottish National Party election results

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This article lists the Scottish National Party's election results in UK parliamentary elections.

Summary of general election performance[edit]

Year Number of Candidates Total votes Average votes per candidate % UK vote % Scottish vote Change (percentage points) Saved deposits[1] Number of MPs
1935 8 29,517 3,690 0.2 1.3 N/A 3 0
1945 8 26,707 3,338 0.1 1.2 −0.1 2 0
1950 3 9,708 2,427 0.0 0.4 −0.1 0 0
1951 2 7,299 3,650 0.0 0.3 0.0 1 0
1955 2 12,112 6,056 0.1 0.5 +0.1 1 0
1959 5 21,738 4,348 0.1 0.5 0.0 2 0
1964 15 64,044 4,270 0.2 2.4 +0.1 3 0
1966 23 128,474 5,586 0.5 5.0 +0.3 13 0
1970 65 306,802 4,720 1.1 11.4 +0.6 22 1
1974 Feb 70 632,572 9,037 2.0 21.9 +0.9 63 7
1974 Oct 71 839,628 11,826 2.9 30.4 +0.9 71 11
1979 71 504,259 7,102 1.6 17.3 −1.3 29 2
1983 72 331,975 4,611 1.1 11.7 −0.5 19 2
1987 71 416,873 5,871 1.3 14.0 +0.2 70 3
1992 72 629,564 8,744 1.9 21.5 +0.6 72 3
1997 72 621,550 8,633 2.0 22.1 +0.1 72 6
2001 72 464,314 6,449 1.8 20.1 −0.2 72 5
2005 59 412,267 6,988 1.5 17.7 −0.3 59 6
2010 59 491,386 8,330 1.7 19.9 +0.2 59 6
2015 59 1,454,436 24,651 4.7 50.0 +3.0 59 56
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Election results[edit]

1935 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[3]
Combined Scottish Universities Andrew Dewar Gibb 3,865 14.2 4
Dunbartonshire Robert Gray 3,841 7.1 3
East Renfrewshire Oliver Brown 6,593 10.4 3
Greenock John L. Kinloch 1,286 3.3 3
Kilmarnock T. W. Campbell 2,346 6.2 4
Inverness John MacCormick 4,273 16.1 3
Western Isles Alexander MacEwen 3,704 28.1 3
West Renfrewshire Roland Muirhead 3,697 11.5 3

By-elections, 1935–45[edit]

Election Candidate Votes % Position[3]
1936 Combined Scottish Universities by-election Andrew Dewar Gibb 9,034 31.1 2
1936 Dunbartonshire by-election Robert Gray 2,599 6.2 3
1937 Glasgow Hillhead by-election John MacCormick 1,886 8.5 3
1938 Combined Scottish Universities by-election Andrew Dewar Gibb 5,246 18.2 3
1940 Argyll by-election William Power 7,308 37.2 2
1942 Glasgow Cathcart by-election William Whyte 1,000 5.5 4
1944 Kirkcaldy Burghs by-election Douglas Young 6,621 41.3 2
1945 Motherwell by-election Robert McIntyre 11,417 51.4 1

1945 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[3]
Aberdeen North Austin Walker 2,021 5.3 3
Dundee Arthur Donaldson 7,775 4.6 5
Edinburgh East Frederick Yeaman 2,149 6.3 3
Glasgow Kelvingrove Christopher Murray Grieve 1,314 4.9 3
Kirkcaldy Burghs Douglas Young 5,811 17.0 3
Motherwell Robert McIntyre 8,022 26.7 2
Perth James Blair Brown 1,547 4.3 3
West Renfrewshire Robert Wilkie 1,955 6.3 3

By-elections, 1945–50[edit]

Election Candidate Votes % Position[3]
1946 Glasgow Cathcart by-election William Taylor 2,700 10.4 3
1946 Kilmarnock by-election George Dott 2,932 7.8 3
1947 Edinburgh East by-election Mary Fraser Dott 1,682 5.0 4
1948 Glasgow Camlachie by-election Robert Wilkie 1,302 5.2 4
1948 Stirling and Falkirk by-election Robert Curran 2,831 8.1 3

1950 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
Motherwell Robert McIntyre 3,892 9.3 3
Perth and East Perthshire Donald Stewart 4,118 9.3 3
Stirling and Falkirk Burghs Robert Curran 1,698 3.8 3

1951 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
Perth and East Perthshire Robert McIntyre 6,479 14.9 3
Western Isles Calum Maclean 820 5.0 4

By-elections, 1951–55[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
1952 Dundee East by-election Donald Stewart 2,931 7.5 3

1955 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
Perth and East Perthshire Robert McIntyre 9,227 22.8 2
Stirling and Falkirk Burghs Jimmy Halliday 2,885 6.6 3

1959 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
Aberdeen North Sandy Milne 2,964 5.8 3
Hamilton David Rollo 2,586 6.2 3
Kinross and West Perthshire Arthur Donaldson 3,568 15.0 3
Perth and East Perthshire Robert McIntyre 9,637 23.1 2
Stirling and Falkirk Burghs Jimmy Halliday 2,983 6.6 3

By-elections, 1959–64[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
1961 Glasgow Bridgeton by-election Ian Macdonald 3,549 18.7 3
1962 West Lothian by-election William Wolfe 9,750 23.3 2
1962 Glasgow Woodside by-election Alan Niven 2,562 11.2 4
1963 Kinross and Western Perthshire by-election Arthur Donaldson 1,801 7.3 4
1963 Dundee West by-election James C. Lees 3,285 7.4 3
1963 Dumfriesshire by-election John Gair 4,001 9.7 4

1964 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
Aberdeen South John B. Reid 3,898 7.6 3
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire Douglas Drysdale 5,106 12.2 3
Dumfries John Gair 5,726 12.2 3
East Aberdeenshire Bruce Cockie 1,925 6.3 4
East Fife James Braid 2,635 6.8 4
Glasgow Springburn Angus McIntosh 2,366 9.2 3
Glasgow Woodside David Stevenson 1,600 5.1 4
Kinross and West Perthshire Arthur Donaldson 3,552 14.1 3
Kirkcaldy Burghs James C. Lees 4,423 10.9 3
Perth and East Perthshire Robert McIntyre 7,186 17.4 3
Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles Anthony J. C. Kerr 1,093 2.5 4
Rutherglen R. N. Armstrong 1,657 4.6 3
Stirling and Falkirk Sandy Milne 4,526 10.0 3
West Dunbartonshire Alexander Gray 5,004 12.1 3
West Lothian William Wolfe 15,087 30.5 2

1966 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire Douglas Drysdale 8,225 20.1 3
Dumfries John Gair 5,727 12.6 3
Dunfermline James A. Cook 5,304 15.0 3
East Aberdeenshire Bruce Cockie 2,584 8.8 4
East Dunbartonshire W. Johnston 5,715 9.0 3
East Fife James Braid 5,394 14.4 3
Edinburgh South H. M. Robertson 2,856 7.3 3
Glasgow Craigton George Leslie 3,425 9.4 3
Glasgow Maryhill Hugh MacDonald 3,387 11.5 3
Glasgow Shettleston William Lindsay 3,732 12.1 3
Glasgow Springburn William Morton 2,222 9.4 3
Glasgow Woodside R. Fairlie 1,916 7.2 3
Kinross and West Perthshire Arthur Donaldson 4,884 20.5 2
Kirkcaldy Burghs James C. Lees 5,223 13.4 3
Lanark Harry Rankin 5,838 10.1 3
Midlothian Steven Rae 7,794 16.4 3
Perth and East Perthshire Malcolm Shaw 6,128 15.6 3
Rutherglen A. Peacock 2,194 6.4 3
Stirling and Falkirk Sandy Milne 6,322 14.4 3
West Dunbartonshire Robert Campbell 6,042 14.6 3
West Fife R. Reid Patrick 6,046 14.1 3
West Lothian William Wolfe 17,955 35.3 2
West Stirlingshire Robert McIntyre 9,381 26.0 2

By-elections, 1966–70[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
1967 Glasgow Pollok by-election George Leslie 10,884 28.2 3
1967 Hamilton by-election Winifred Ewing 18,397 46.0 1
1969 Glasgow Gorbals by-election Tom Brady 3,671 25.0 2
1970 South Ayrshire by-election Sam Purdie 7,785 19.9 3

1970 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[4]
Aberdeen North John McKenna 3,756 8.4 3
Aberdeen South Bruce Cockie 2,777 5.3 4
Argyll Iain MacCormick 9,039 29.9 2
Ayr L. Anderson 2,186 5.2 3
Banffshire Hamish Watt 5,006 22.9 2
Berwick and East Lothian David Simpson 4,735 10.2 3
Bothwell Thomas McAlpine 6,157 12.8 3
Bute and North Ayrshire Peggy Macrae 3,852 10.9 3
Caithness and Sutherland Donald Barr 3,690 15.4 4
Central Ayrshire A. MacDonald 2,383 5.1 3
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire Ian Macdonald 7,243 15.5 3
Coatbridge and Airdrie Wolseley Brown 2,667 6.0 3
Dumfriesshire John Gair 6,211 13.4 3
Dundee East Ian Macaulay 4,181 8.9 3
Dundee West J. A. Shepherd 4,441 8.7 3
Dunfermline Burghs James Cook 5,304 15.0 3
East Aberdeenshire Alex Farquhar 9,377 29.8 2
East Dunbartonshire Gordon Murray 8,257 11.3 3
East Fife James Braid 4,666 11.8 3
East Renfrewshire J. M. Buchanan 3,733 6.7 4
Edinburgh Central C. Moore 1,666 8.0 3
Edinburgh East Helena Davidson 3,502 8.2 3
Edinburgh Leith M. G. Thomson 1,827 7.0 3
Edinburgh Pentlands Steven Rae 2,814 5.9 4
Edinburgh South David Stevenson 2,861 6.9 4
Edinburgh West Muriel Gibson 3,711 6.8 4
Galloway Arthur Donaldson 5,723 20.6 2
Glasgow Bridgeton G. E. J. Wallace 1,550 8.8 3
Glasgow Central Angus McIntosh 1,688 14.1 3
Glasgow Craigton R. Edwards 2,946 7.9 3
Glasgow Gorbals Tom Brady 1,089 7.4 3
Glasgow Govan Michael Grieve 2,294 10.3 3
Glasgow Hillhead George Wotherspoon 1,957 8.2 3
Glasgow Maryhill Cameron Aitken 3,273 11.4 3
Glasgow Pollok George Leslie 3,733 8.9 3
Glasgow Provan Willie MacRae 4,181 9.8 3
Glasgow Scotstoun A. Mitchell 4,313 9.4 3
Glasgow Shettleston William Lindsay 3,995 13.4 3
Glasgow Springburn William J. Morton 3,323 14.3 3
Glasgow Woodside David Rollo 1,912 8.4 3
Hamilton Winifred Ewing 16,849 35.1 2
Inverness A. C. Cameron 2,781 7.1 4
Kilmarnock Alistair MacInnes 2,836 6.9 3
Kinross and West Perthshire Elizabeth Whitley 4,670 18.6 2
Kirkcaldy Burghs James C. Lees 4,863 11.9 3
Lanark Harry Rankin 7,859 11.7 3
Midlothian George Park 9,047 15.6 3
Moray and Nairn Thomas Howe 7,885 27.8 2
Motherwell Isobel Lindsay 3,861 9.9 3
North Angus and Mearns James McGuigan 4,677 16.9 3
North Lanarkshire John Hutchison 3,486 8.2 3
Paisley Margo MacDonald 3,432 7.3 3
Perth and East Perthshire Duncan Murray 7,112 17.0 3
Ross and Cromarty George Nicholson 2,268 11.7 4
Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles H. Hastie 3,147 6.8 4
South Angus Malcolm Slesser 8,406 23.1 2
South Ayrshire Sam Purdie 7,785 19.9 3
Stirling and Falkirk Iain Murray 6,571 14.5 3
West Aberdeenshire John McKinlay 2,112 5.3 4
West Dunbartonshire Robert Campbell 5,414 12.0 3
Western Isles Donald Stewart 6,568 43.1 1
West Fife Jimmy Halliday 5,286 11.0 3
West Lothian William Wolfe 15,620 28.2 2
West Renfrewshire Allan Macartney 4,195 8.8 3
West Stirlingshire Robert McIntyre 8,279 21.4 3

By-elections, 1970–74[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position[4]
1971 Stirling and Falkirk by-election Robert McIntyre 13,048 34.6 2
1973 Dundee East by-election Gordon Wilson 13,270 30.2 2
1973 Edinburgh North by-election William Wolfe 3,526 19.1 3
1973 Glasgow Govan by-election Margo MacDonald 6,360 41.5 1

February 1974 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[5]
Aberdeen North James McGugan 11,337 23.3 2
Aberdeen South Sandy Stronach 7,599 13.7 3
Argyll Iain MacCormick 15,646 48.9 1
Ayr C. D. Caldman 4,706 11.0 3
Banffshire Hamish Watt 11,037 46.1 1
Berwick and East Lothian David Simpson 6,956 14.2 3
Bothwell Gerry Fisher 6,710 14.1 3
Bute and North Ayrshire John Murphy 6,104 16.3 3
Caithness and Sutherland Eric Sutherland 3,814 16.1 4
Central Ayrshire Leslie Anderson 7,255 15.0 3
Central Dunbartonshire Andrew Welsh 5,906 14.5 4
Central Fife David Livingstone 10,324 22.5 2
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire George Reid 22,289 43.5 1
Coatbridge and Airdrie R. Hill 7,961 17.3 3
Dumfriesshire L. A. B. Whitley 9,186 18.6 3
Dundee East Gordon Wilson 20,066 39.5 1
Dundee West Jim Fairlie 12,959 25.1 3
Dunfermline R. R. Patrick 8,695 17.8 3
East Aberdeenshire Douglas Henderson 18,333 50.8 1
East Dunbartonshire Margaret Bain 11,635 22.3 3
East Fife James Braid 8,593 19.5 2
East Kilbride D. P. MacQuarie 13,819 25.9 3
East Renfrewshire S. Watterson 5,268 10.4 4
Edinburgh Central A. W. S. Rae 4,074 13.6 4
Edinburgh East G. MacDougall 7,128 15.4 3
Edinburgh Leith H. Miller 6,569 21.2 3
Edinburgh North J. Lynch 4,550 12.7 4
Edinburgh Pentlands T. Forrest 5,491 12.5 4
Edinburgh South R. Shirley 5,770 12.8 4
Edinburgh West R. Moore 4,241 9.9 4
Galloway George Thompson 9,308 30.7 2
Glasgow Cathcart Alex Ewing 5,410 13.6 3
Glasgow Central S. Ewing 2,211 13.8 3
Glasgow Craigton G. Hooston 6,303 17.9 3
Glasgow Garscadden M. McRury 8,789 21.9 3
Glasgow Govan Margo MacDonald 9,783 40.9 2
Glasgow Hillhead Keith Bovey 3,702 11.3 4
Glasgow Kelvingrove C. MacKellar 5,666 19.2 3
Glasgow Maryhill A. MacIntosh 8,920 24.9 2
Glasgow Pollok M. D'Arcy Conyers 6,584 14.4 3
Glasgow Provan R. Edwards 7,367 19.6 2
Glasgow Queen's Park David MacKellar 4,394 15.6 3
Glasgow Shettleston W. Lindsay 5,834 22.0 3
Glasgow Springburn William J. Morton 7,672 22.8 2
Greenock and Port Glasgow J. K. Wright 4,881 11.5 4
Hamilton Ian Macdonald 12,692 31.9 2
Inverness Rob Gibson 7,258 16.6 4
Kilmarnock A. MacInnes 7,644 15.3 3
Kinross and Western Perthshire Duncan Murray 6,274 23.1 2
Kirkcaldy Roger Knox 12,311 25.7 3
Lanark Thomas McAlpine 8,803 21.8 3
Midlothian John McKinlay 19,450 27.0 3
Moray and Nairn Winnie Ewing 16,046 49.3 1
Motherwell and Wishaw G. Nicholson 7,852 20.0 3
North Angus and Mearns Harry Rankin 6,837 23.4 2
North Lanarkshire P. Watt 8,187 18.5 3
Paisley David Rollo 10,455 21.3 3
Perth and Kinross Douglas Crawford 12,192 27.2 2
Ross and Cromarty Willie MacRae 5,037 23.0 2
Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles D. Purves 3,953 8.0 3
Rutherglen L. Leslie 6,089 15.2 3
South Angus Malcolm Slesser 15,179 36.6 2
South Ayrshire Roger Mullin 6,612 16.4 3
Stirling, Falkirk and Grangemouth Robert McIntyre 17,836 34.5 2
West Aberdeenshire M. Suttar 6,827 15.4 3
West Dunbartonshire Stan Stratton 11,144 27.2 3
Western Isles Donald Stewart 10,079 67.1 1
West Lothian William Wolfe 21,690 35.0 2
West Renfrewshire Charles Cameron 8,394 15.2 3
West Stirlingshire Janette Jones 12,886 29.7 2

October 1974 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[5]
Aberdeen North James McGugan 13,509 29.7 2
Aberdeen South Sandy Stronach 10,481 20.1 3
Argyll Iain MacCormick 14,967 49.7 1
Ayr E. Robinson 6,902 16.7 3
Banffshire Hamish Watt 10,638 45.9 1
Berwick and East Lothian R. Macleod 6,323 13.2 3
Bothwell J. McCool 11,138 24.5 2
Bute and North Ayrshire John Murphy 9,055 25.9 3
Caithness and Sutherland Eric Sutherland 5,381 23.9 2
Central Ayrshire Leslie Anderson 11,533 24.5 3
Central Dunbartonshire C. Aitken 11,452 29.1 2
Central Fife David Livingstone 14,414 33.4 2
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire George Reid 25,998 50.8 1
Coatbridge and Airdrie R. Hill 12,466 27.9 2
Dumfriesshire L. A. B. Whitley 12,542 26.4 3
Dundee East Gordon Wilson 22,120 47.7 1
Dundee West Jim Fairlie 16,678 35.1 2
Dunfermline A. C. Cameron 13,179 28.6 2
East Aberdeenshire Douglas Henderson 16,304 48.5 1
East Dunbartonshire Margaret Bain 15,551 31.2 1
East Fife James Braid 13,202 31.8 2
East Kilbride Gordon Murray 19,106 36.7 2
East Renfrewshire I. Jenkins 11,137 23.2 2
Edinburgh Central Steven Rae 6,866 24.9 3
Edinburgh East G. MacDougall 11,213 25.6 2
Edinburgh Leith R. Scott 7,688 26.1 3
Edinburgh North J. Lynch 7,681 23.5 3
Edinburgh Pentlands J. Hutchinson 10,189 24.6 3
Edinburgh South R. Shirley 9,034 21.7 3
Edinburgh West C. M. Moore 8,135 20.2 3
Galloway George Thompson 12,242 40.3 1
Glasgow Cathcart Alex Ewing 6,292 16.5 3
Glasgow Central B. Nugent 2,790 19.2 3
Glasgow Craigton R. G. Houston 8,171 24.3 2
Glasgow Garscadden Keith Bovey 12,111 31.2 2
Glasgow Govan Margo MacDonald 9,440 41.0 2
Glasgow Hillhead G. Borthwick 6,897 22.8 3
Glasgow Kelvingrove C. Calman 6,274 23.2 3
Glasgow Maryhill A. MacIntosh 10,171 29.9 2
Glasgow Pollok D. P. Macquarrie 10,441 24.3 3
Glasgow Provan R. Edwards 10,268 30.2 2
Glasgow Queen's Park David MacKellar 5,660 21.8 2
Glasgow Shettleston R. Hamilton 7,042 28,.6 2
Glasgow Springburn William J. Morton 9,049 28.3 2
Greenock and Port Glasgow J. K. Wright 9,324 21.1 2
Hamilton Ian Macdonald 15,155 39.0 2
Inverness Donald Barr 11,994 29.6 2
Kilmarnock Alistair MacInnes 14,655 30.2 2
Kinross and Western Perthshire Derek Cameron 10,981 41.5 2
Kirkcaldy Roger Knox 14,587 32.0 2
Lanark Thomas McAlpine 14,250 35.8 2
Midlothian John McKinlay 24,568 35.6 2
Moray and Nairn Winnie Ewing 12,667 41.2 1
Motherwell and Wishaw J. MacKay 12,357 31.8 2
North Angus and Mearns I. Murray 9,284 34.2 2
North Lanarkshire P. Watt 11,561 26.9 2
Orkney and Shetland Howard Firth 3,025 17.2 2
Paisley David Rollo 15,778 33.1 2
Perth and Kinross Douglas Crawford 17,337 40.8 1
Ross and Cromarty Willie MacRae 7,291 35.7 2
Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles A. Edmonds 9,178 20.0 3
Rutherglen I. O. Bayne 9,732 25.3 2
South Angus Andrew Welsh 17,073 43.8 1
South Ayrshire Roger Mullin 7,851 19.8 2
Stirling, Falkirk and Grangemouth Robert McIntyre 20,324 39.8 2
West Aberdeenshire Nicol Suttar 9,409 22.2 3
West Dunbartonshire A. Murray 13,697 33.7 2
Western Isles Donald Stewart 8,758 61.5 1
West Lothian William Wolfe 24,997 40.9 2
West Renfrewshire Charles Cameron 15,374 28.6 2
West Stirlingshire Janette Jones 16,331 38.2 2

By-elections, 1974–79[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position[5]
1978 Glasgow Garscadden by-election Keith Bovey 11,955 32.9 2
1978 Hamilton by-election Margo MacDonald 12,388 33.4 2
1978 Berwick and East Lothian by-election Isobel Lindsay 3,799 8.8 3

1979 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[5]
Aberdeen North M. Watt 5,796 12.9 3
Aberdeen South A. Stronach 4,361 8.5 4
Argyll Iain MacCormick 10,545 31.8 2
Ayr J. McGill 3,998 9.2 4
Banffshire Hamish Watt 9,781 41.2 2
Berwick and East Lothian A. McCartney 3,300 6.5 4
Bothwell J. F. McCool 5,202 10.8 4
Bute and North Ayrshire M. Brown 5,272 13.9 3
Caithness and Sutherland Robin Shaw 6,487 28.0 3
Central Ayrshire Ian Macdonald 5,596 10.4 3
Central Dunbartonshire W. Lindsay 6,055 15.3 3
Central Fife J. Lynch 9,208 19.4 3
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire George Reid 21,796 40.1 2
Coatbridge and Airdrie M. Johnston 3,652 10.5 3
Dumfriesshire E. Gibson 6,647 13.2 4
Dundee East Gordon Wilson 20,497 41.7 1
Dundee West Jim Fairlie 13,197 26.4 2
Dunfermline A. C. Cameron 7,351 14.3 3
East Aberdeenshire Douglas Henderson 16,269 41.4 2
East Dunbartonshire Margaret Bain 12,654 20.6 3
East Fife J. Marshall 6,612 14.1 4
East Kilbride Gordon Murray 9,090 15.6 3
East Renfrewshire J. Pow 3,989 7.7 4
Edinburgh Central G. Kennedy 2,486 9.8 4
Edinburgh East G. MacDougall 5,296 12.1 3
Edinburgh Leith W. R. Platt 2,706 9.7 4
Edinburgh North Neil MacCormick 3,521 10.8 4
Edinburgh Pentlands Stephen Maxwell 4,934 11.0 4
Edinburgh South R. Shirley 3,800 8.4 4
Edinburgh West Colin Bell 3,904 9.2 4
Galloway George Thompson 12,384 37.1 2
Glasgow Cathcart Alex Ewing 2,653 6.9 3
Glasgow Central S. Bird 1,308 11.1 3
Glasgow Craigton R. Silver 3,881 11.7 3
Glasgow Garscadden J. Bain 6,012 15.7 3
Glasgow Govan T. Wilson 2,340 13.6 3
Glasgow Hillhead G. Borthwick 3,050 10.1 4
Glasgow Kelvingrove I. O. Bayne 2,199 9.9 4
Glasgow Maryhill D. McGlashan 3,812 11.2 3
Glasgow Pollok A. McIntosh 4,187 9.6 3
Glasgow Provan R. Cunning 4,767 13.8 3
Glasgow Queen's Park P. Greene 2,276 9.7 3
Glasgow Shettleston Margo MacDonald 3,022 13.9 3
Glasgow Springburn William J. Morton 3,587 12.6 3
Greenock and Port Glasgow J. K. Wright 3,435 7.6 4
Hamilton C. Stoddart 6,842 16.6 3
Inverness Donald Barr 9,603 20.6 3
Kilmarnock A. MacInnes 8,963 18.3 3
Kinross and Western Perthshire Ian Smith 9,045 29.4 2
Kirkcaldy A. Currie 9,416 19.9 3
Lanark Thomas McAlpine 7,902 18.8 3
Midlothian G. A. F. Spiers 13,260 16.8 3
Moray and Nairn Winnie Ewing 13,800 38.9 2
Motherwell and Wishaw J. MacKay 4,817 12.3 3
North Angus and Mearns I. Murray 7,387 23.2 2
North Lanarkshire J. Ralston 5,887 13.1 3
Orkney and Shetland M. Spens 935 4.8 4
Paisley David Rollo 7,305 15.7 3
Perth and Kinross Douglas Crawford 17,050 35.5 2
Ross and Cromarty Willie MacRae 5,915 23.6 2
Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles Angus Stewart 3,502 7.2 4
Rutherglen Michael Grieve 3,325 8.4 4
South Angus Andrew Welsh 19,066 41.5 2
South Ayrshire C. Cameron 3,233 8.0 4
Stirling, Falkirk and Grangemouth J. Donarchy 8,856 17.0 2
West Aberdeenshire J. Hulbert 4,260 8.3 4
West Dunbartonshire Stan Stratton 7,835 17.9 3
Western Isles Donald Stewart 7,941 52.5 1
West Lothian William Wolfe 16,631 24.9 2
West Renfrewshire Charles Cameron 8,333 13.1 3
West Stirlingshire Janette Jones 8,627 18.3 3

By-elections, 1979–83[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position[5]
1980 Glasgow Central by-election Gil Paterson 2,122 26.3 2
1982 Glasgow Hillhead by-election George Leslie 3,416 11.3 4
1982 Coatbridge and Airdrie by-election Ron Wyllie 3,652 10.5 3
1982 Glasgow Queen's Park by-election Peter Mallan 3,157 20.0 2

1983 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[6]
Aberdeen North James McGugan 3,790 9.3 4
Aberdeen South Sam Coull 1,974 5.0 4
Argyll and Bute Ian Smith 8,514 24.6 3
Ayr I. Goldie 2,431 4.9 4
Banff and Buchan Douglas Henderson 15,135 37.4 2
Caithness and Sutherland Jim Ingram 2,568 11.0 4
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Ron Wyllie 2,694 6.5 4
Central Fife J. Taggart 4,039 10.2 4
Clackmannan Janette Jones 6,839 19.0 2
Clydebank and Milngavie A. Aitken 3,566 9.2 4
Clydesdale Thomas McAlpine 5,271 11.4 4
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Gordon Murray 5,875 17.4 3
Cunninghame North Colin Cameron 3,460 8.6 4
Cunninghame South Kay Ullrich 2,451 6.9 4
Dumbarton I. O. Bayne 3,768 8.7 4
Dumfriesshire E. Gibson 4,527 10.8 4
Dundee East Gordon Wilson 20,276 43.8 1
Dundee West James Lynch 7,973 17.1 4
Dunfermline East G. A. Hunter 2,573 7.2 4
Dunfermline West Jim Fairlie 2,798 7.8 4
East Angus Andrew Welsh 15,691 36.0 2
East Kilbride D. M. Urquhart 4,795 10.2 4
East Lothian Roger Knox 2,083 4.4 4
Eastwood J. Herriot 2,618 5.8 4
Edinburgh Central R. Halliday 1,810 4.9 4
Edinburgh East P. Scott 1,976 5.5 4
Edinburgh Leith J. Young 2,646 6.5 4
Edinburgh Pentlands Donald Neil MacCormick 2,642 6.1 4
Edinburgh South Neil MacCallum 2,256 5.0 4
Edinburgh West J. Nicoll 2,126 4.6 4
Falkirk East John McGregor 4,490 11.9 4
Falkirk West Brian Cochrane 4,739 13.0 4
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale George Thompson 12,118 30.8 2
Glasgow Cathcart W. Steven 2,151 5.6 4
Glasgow Central P. Mallam 3,300 10.3 4
Glasgow Garscadden N. MacLeod 3,566 10.2 4
Glasgow Govan P. Kindlen 2,207 6.0 4
Glasgow Hillhead George Andrew Leslie 2,203 5.4 4
Glasgow Maryhill I. Morrison 2,408 7.1 4
Glasgow Pollok F. Hanningan 3,585 9.9 4
Glasgow Provan P. Kennedy 2,737 8.8 4
Glasgow Rutherglen K. Fee 2,438 5.5 4
Glasgow Shettleston D. Hood 2,801 7.9 4
Glasgow Springburn J. McLaughlin 2,804 8.1 4
Gordon Kenneth James Nicolson Guild 2,636 5.7 4
Greenock and Port Glasgow A. H. Clayton 2,989 6.8 4
Hamilton Mairi Whitehead 3,816 8.2 4
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber Hamish William Vernal 4,395 9.8 4
Kilmarnock and Loudoun C. D. Calman 4,165 9.0 4
Kincardine and Deeside A. Tuttle 3,297 7.7 4
Kirkcaldy D. D. Wood 3,452 9.1 4
Linlithgow D. H. Ramsey 8,026 18.4 3
Livingston Kenny MacAskill 5,090 13.5 4
Midlothian M. J. Hird 2,826 6.2 4
Moray Hamish Watt 15,231 35.2 2
Motherwell North Richard Lyle 5,333 12.6 4
Motherwell South James Wright 3,743 9.8 4
Monklands East T. R. Johnston 3,185 8.9 4
Monklands West G. A. Lyon 2,473 6.5 4
North East Fife John Hulbert 2,442 6.6 3
North Tayside Alasdair Morgan 9,170 24.3 2
Orkney and Shetland Winifred Ewing 3,147 15.4 3
Paisley North H. Morell 2,783 8.0 4
Paisley South James Robert Mitchell 4,918 13.1 4
Perth and Kinross Douglas Crawford 11,155 25.1 2
Renfrew West and Inverclyde W. Taylor 3,653 8.8 4
Ross, Cromarty and Skye Kay B. Matheson 4,863 13.9 4
Roxburgh and Berwickshire Robert Shirley 852 2.7 4
Stirling W. Houston 3,488 8.2 4
Strathkelvin and Bearsden Margaret Bain 4,408 9.2 4
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale William John Allan Macartney 1,455 5.0 4
Western Isles Donald James Stewart 8,272 54.5 1

1987 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[6]
Aberdeen North Philip Bowers Greenhorn 5,827 13.2 4
Aberdeen South Michael Fraser Weir 2,776 6.6 4
Argyll Robert Richard Shaw 6,297 17.1 3
Ayr Colin Traynor Weir 3,548 6.7 4
Banff and Buchan Alex Salmond 19,462 44.3 1
Caithness and Sutherland Archibal William Kerr MacGregor 2,371 10.3 4
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Charles Duncan Calman 4,094 9.6 4
Central Fife Daniel Hood 6,296 14.7 4
Clackmannan Allan Macartney 7,916 20.9 2
Clydebank and Milngavie Stanley Finlayson Fisher 4,935 12.5 4
Clydesdale Michael Russell 7,125 14.8 4
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Thomas Ross Johnston 6,982 19.6 2
Cunninghame North Matthew Brown 4,076 9.5 4
Cunninghame South Kay Ullrich 4,115 11.0 4
Dumbarton Jenny Herriot 5,564 12.1 4
Dumfriesshire Thomas McAlpine 6,391 14.2 4
Dundee East Gordon Wilson 18,524 40.1 2
Dundee West Alasdair Neil Morgan 7,164 15.3 3
Dunfermline East Alice McGarry 3,901 10.0 4
Dunfermline West Gordon John Hughes 3,435 8.7 4
East Angus Andrew Welsh 19,536 42.4 1
East Kilbride James Hand Taggart 6,275 12.6 4
East Lothian Alexander Burgon-Lyon 3,727 7.3 4
Eastwood James Alexander May Findlay 4,033 8.2 4
Edinburgh Central Brian Shaw 2,559 6.2 4
Edinburgh East Mungo Bovey 3,434 9.5 4
Edinburgh Leith William Scott Morrison 4,045 9.5 4
Edinburgh Pentlands Donald Neil MacCormick 3,264 7.2 4
Edinburgh South Catherina McMillan Moore 2,455 5.0 4
Edinburgh West Norman Irons 2,774 5.6 4
Falkirk East Ronald Neil Forbes Halliday 6,056 15.4 3
Falkirk West Ian Roy Goldie 6,696 17.4 3
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale Stephen Frederick Norris 12,919 31.5 2
Glasgow Cathcart William Alexander Steven 3,883 10.3 4
Glasgow Central Alexander Bloomfield Wilson 3,339 10.0 4
Glasgow Garscadden Andrew Brophy 4,201 12.3 2
Glasgow Govan Felix McCabe 3,851 10.4 4
Glasgow Hillhead Bill Kidd 2,713 6.5 4
Glasgow Maryhill Gavin Roberts 3,895 11.0 3
Glasgow Pollok Andrew Doig 3,528 9.6 4
Glasgow Provan William Ramsay 3,660 12.1 2
Glasgow Rutherglen John Higgins 3,584 8.1 4
Glasgow Shettleston John Armstrong MacVicar 4,807 12.7 3
Glasgow Springburn Brendan O'Hara 2,554 10.2 2
Gordon George Easton Wright 3,876 7.2 4
Greenock and Port Glasgow Thomas Lenehan 3,721 8.6 4
Hamilton Christopher Crossley 6,093 12.7 4
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber Niall Peter Johnson 7,001 14.8 4
Kilmarnock and Loudoun George Leslie 8,881 18.2 3
Kincardine and Deeside Frances Elsbeth Duncan 3,082 6.5 4
Kirkcaldy William Arthur Roger Mullin 4,794 11.7 4
Linlithgow Jim Sillars 11,496 24.9 2
Livingston Kenny MacAskill 6,969 16.6 3
Midlothian Ian MacKay Chisholm 4,947 10.6 4
Moray Margaret Ewing 19,510 43.2 1
Motherwell North Andrew Currie 6,230 14.0 2
Motherwell South James Wright 6,027 15.3 2
Monklands East Kenneth James Gibson 4,790 12.9 4
Monklands West Keith Bovey 4,260 10.8 4
North East Fife Francis David Roche 2,616 6.6 4
North Tayside Kenneth James Nicolson Guild 13,291 32.9 2
Paisley North Ian Taylor 4,696 12.9 4
Paisley South James Robert Mitchell 5,398 14.0 4
Perth and Kinross James McGregor Fairlie 13,040 27.6 2
Renfrew West and Inverclyde Colin McIver Campbell 4,578 10.1 4
Ross, Cromarty and Skye Robert McKay Gibson 4,492 11.8 4
Roxburgh and Berwickshire Marshall Neil Douglas 1,586 4.8 4
Stirling Iain Macdonald Lawson 4,897 10.7 4
Strathkelvin and Bearsden Gil Paterson 3,654 7.1 4
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale Andrew Lumsden 2,660 9.1 4
Western Isles Ian Smith 4,701 28.5 2

By-elections, 1987–92[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position[6]
1988 Glasgow Govan by-election Jim Sillars 14,677 48.8 1
1989 Glasgow Central by-election Alex Neil 8,018 30.2 2
1990 Paisley North by-election Roger Mullin 7,583 29.4 2
1990 Paisley South by-election Iain Lawson 7,455 27.5 2
1991 Kincardine and Deeside by-election Allan Macartney 4,705 11.1 3

1992 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[6]
Aberdeen North James McGugan 9,608 24.0 2
Aberdeen South James Davidson 6,223 15.1 3
Argyll Neil MacCormick 8,689 23.8 3
Ayr Barbara Mullin 5,949 10.9 3
Banff and Buchan Alex Salmond 21,954 47.5 1
Caithness and Sutherland Archibal William Kerr MacGregor 4,049 18.2 3
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Charles Douglas 6,910 16.2 3
Central Fife Tricia Marwick 10,458 25.1 2
Clackmannan Andrew Brophy 10,326 26.9 2
Clydebank and Milngavie Gordon Hughes 7,207 19.6 2
Clydesdale Iain Gray 11,084 23.1 3
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Thomas Johnston 10,640 28.9 2
Cunninghame North David Crossan 7,813 18.2 3
Cunninghame South Ricky Bell 9,007 24.2 2
Dumbarton Bill McKechnie 8,127 18.4 3
Dumfriesshire Alasdair Morgan 6,971 14.3 3
Dundee East David Coutts 14,197 33.4 2
Dundee West Keith Brown 9,894 23.6 2
Dunfermline East John Lloyd 5,746 15.1 3
Dunfermline West Jay Smith 7,563 19.4 3
East Angus Andrew Welsh 19,006 40.1 1
East Kilbride Kathleen McAlorum 12,063 23.5 2
East Lothian George R. Thomson 7,776 14.2 3
Eastwood Paul H. Scott 6,372 12.4 4
Edinburgh Central Lynne Devine 5,539 14.2 3
Edinburgh East Debin McKinney 6,225 18.4 3
Edinburgh Leith Fiona Hyslop 8,805 21.8 2
Edinburgh Pentlands Kathleen Caskie 6,882 15.4 3
Edinburgh South Roger Knox 5,727 12.8 4
Edinburgh West Graham Sutherland 4,117 8.4 4
Falkirk East Ronald Halliday 10,454 26.2 2
Falkirk West William Houston 9,350 24.3 2
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale Matt Brown 16,213 36.5 2
Glasgow Cathcart William Steven 6,107 18.1 3
Glasgow Central Brendan O'Hara 6,322 20.8 2
Glasgow Garscadden Dick Douglas 5,580 19.0 2
Glasgow Govan Jim Sillars 12,926 37.1 2
Glasgow Hillhead Sandra White 6,484 16.5 4
Glasgow Maryhill Clifford Williamson 6,033 19.1 2
Glasgow Pollok George Leslie 5,107 15.7 4
Glasgow Provan Alexandra McRae 5,182 21.7 2
Glasgow Rutherglen John Higgins 6,470 16.3 3
Glasgow Shettleston Nicola Sturgeon 6,831 19.1 2
Glasgow Springburn Stuart Miller 5,863 19.5 2
Gordon Brian Adam 8,445 14.3 3
Greenock and Port Glasgow Ian Black 7,279 19.0 2
Hamilton Bill Morrison 9,246 19.7 2
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber Fergus Ewing 12,562 24.7 3
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Alex Neil 15,231 30.7 2
Kincardine and Deeside Allan Macartney 5,927 11.3 3
Kirkcaldy Stewart Hosie 8,761 22.5 2
Linlithgow Kenny MacAskill 14,577 30.3 2
Livingston Peter Johnston 12,140 26.6 2
Midlothian Andrew Lumsden 10,254 21.9 2
Moray Margaret Ewing 20,299 44.3 1
Motherwell North David A. Clark 8,942 20.3 2
Motherwell South Kay Ullrich 7,758 20.3 2
Monklands East Jim Wright 6,554 18.0 2
Monklands West Keith Bovey 6,319 16.6 2
North East Fife David Roche 3,589 8.6 3
North Tayside John Swinney 16,288 37.5 2
Orkney and Shetland Frances McKie 2,301 11.2 4
Paisley North Roger Mullin 7,940 23.3 2
Paisley South Iain Lawson 7,455 27.5 2
Perth and Kinross Roseanna Cunningham 18,101 36.0 2
Renfrew West and Inverclyde Colin McIver Campbell 9,444 12.5 3
Ross, Cromarty and Skye Rob Gibson 7,618 18.5 3
Roxburgh and Berwickshire Marshall Douglas 3,437 10.2 3
Stirling Gerard Fisher 6,558 13.7 3
Strathkelvin and Bearsden Tom Chalmers 6,275 12.5 3
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale Christine Creech 5,244 17.0 3
Western Isles Frances MacFarlane 5,961 37.2 2

By-elections, 1992–97[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position[6]
1994 Monklands East by-election Kay Ullrich 15,320 44.9 2
1995 Perth and Kinross by-election Roseanna Cunningham 16,931 40.4 1

1997 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[7]
Aberdeen Central Brian Topping 5,767 16.2 3
Aberdeen North Brian Adam 8,379 21.8 2
Aberdeen South Jim Towers 4,299 11.6 4
Airdrie and Shotts Keith Robertson 10,048 24.4 2
Angus Andrew Welsh 20,792 48.3 1
Argyll and Bute Neil MacCormick 8,278 23.2 2
Ayr Ian Blackford 5,625 12.6 3
Banff and Buchan Alex Salmond 22,409 55.8 1
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Euan Harper 6,710 23.0 3
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Christine Hutchison 8,190 16.7 3
Central Fife Tricia Marwick 10,199 25.0 2
Clydebank and Milngavie Jim Yuill 8,263 21.1 2
Clydesdale Andrew Doig 10,050 22.1 2
Coatbridge and Chryston Brian Nugent 6,402 17.0 2
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Colin Barrie 10,013 27.8 2
Cunninghame North Kim Nicoll 7,584 18.4 3
Cunninghame South Margaret Burgess 7,364 20.8 2
Dumbarton Bill McKechnie 9,587 23.2 2
Dumfriesshire Robert Higgins 5,977 12.1 3
Dundee East Shona Robison 10,757 26.5 2
Dundee West John Dorward 9,016 23.2 2
Dunfermline East John Ramage 5,690 15.6 2
Dunfermline West John Lloyd 6,984 19.2 2
East Kilbride George Gebbie 10,200 20.9 2
East Lothian David McCarthy 6,825 15.7 3
Eastwood Douglas Yates 6,826 13.1 3
Edinburgh Central Fiona Hyslop 6,750 15.8 3
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh Derrick White 8,034 19.1 2
Edinburgh North and Leith Anne Dana 8,231 20.1 2
Edinburgh Pentlands Stewart Gibb 6,882 13.0 3
Edinburgh South John Hargreaves 5,791 12.9 4
Edinburgh West Graham Sutherland 4,210 8.8 4
Falkirk East Keith Brown 9,959 23.9 2
Falkirk West David Alexander 8,989 23.4 2
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale Alasdair Morgan 18,449 43.9 1
Glasgow Anniesland Bill Wilson 5,797 17.1 2
Glasgow Baillieston Patsy Thomson 6,085 19.1 2
Glasgow Cathcart Maire Whitehead 6,913 18.5 2
Glasgow Govan Nicola Sturgeon 11,302 35.1 2
Glasgow Kelvin Sandra White 6,978 21.4 2
Glasgow Maryhill John Wailes 5,037 16.9 2
Glasgow Pollok David Logan 5,862 17.9 2
Glasgow Shettleston Humayun Hanif 3,748 14.0 2
Glasgow Springburn John Brady 5,208 16.5 2
Gordon Rhona Kemp 5,760 15.6 3
Greenock and Inverclyde Richard Lochhead 8,435 20.0 3
Hamilton North and Bellshill Michael Matheson 7,255 19.1 2
Hamilton South Ian Black 5,831 17.6 2
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber Fergus Ewing 13,848 29.0 2
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Alex Neil 16,365 34.5 2
Kirkcaldy Stewart Hosie 8,020 22.9 2
Linlithgow Kenny MacAskill 10,631 26.8 2
Livingston Peter Johnston 11,763 27.5 2
Midlothian Lawrence Millar 8,991 25.5 2
Moray Margaret Ewing 16,529 41.6 1
Motherwell and Wishaw James McGuigan 8,229 22.5 2
North East Fife Colin Welsh 4,545 10.8 3
North Tayside John Swinney 20,447 44.8 1
Ochil George Reid 15,055 34.4 2
Orkney and Shetland Willie Ross 2,624 12.7 3
Paisley North Ian Mackay 7,481 21.9 2
Paisley South William Martin 8,732 23.4 2
Perth Roseanna Cunningham 16,209 36.4 1
Ross, Skye and Inverness West Margaret Paterson 7,821 19.6 3
Roxburgh and Berwickshire Malcolm Balfour 3,959 11.3 4
Rutherglen Ian Gray 5,423 15.3 2
Stirling Ewan Dow 5,752 13.4 3
Strathkelvin and Bearsden Graeme McCormick 8,111 16.3 3
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale Ian Goldie 6,671 17.1 4
West Aberdeenshire Joy Mowatt 5,649 13.1 3
West Renfrewshire Colin Campbell 10,546 26.5 2
Western Isles Anne Lorne Gillies 5,379 33.4 2

By-elections, 1997–2001[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position
1997 Paisley South by-election Ian Blackford 7,615 32.5 2
1999 Hamilton South by-election Annabelle Ewing 6,616 34.0 2
2000 Glasgow Anniesland by-election Grant Thoms 4,202 21.0 2
2000 Falkirk West by-election David Kerr 7,787 39.9 2

2001 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position[8]
Aberdeen Central Wayne Gault 5,379 20.4 2
Aberdeen North Alasdair Allan 8,708 28.7 2
Aberdeen South Ian Angus 4,293 11.6 4
Airdrie and Shotts Alison Lindsay 6,138 19.3 2
Angus Mike Weir 12,347 35.3 1
Argyll and Bute Agnes Samuel 6,433 20.8 4
Ayr Jim Mather 4,621 12.0 3
Banff and Buchan Alex Salmond 16,710 54.2 1
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross John MacAdam 5,273 21.2 3
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Tom Wilson 6,258 15.6 3
Central Fife David Alexander 8,235 25.3 2
Clydebank and Milngavie Jim Yuill 6,525 20.1 2
Clydesdale Jim Wright 10,028 26.2 2
Coatbridge and Chryston Peter Kearney 4,493 14.8 2
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth David McGlashan 8,624 29.0 2
Cunninghame North Campbell Martin 7,173 21.2 2
Cunninghame South Bill Kidd 5,194 18.5 2
Dumbarton Iain Robertson 6,576 19.3 2
Dumfriesshire Gerard Fisher 4,103 9.6 4
Dundee East Stewart Hosie 10,169 31.4 2
Dundee West Gordon Archer 7,987 27.3 2
Dunfermline East Johnny Mellon 4,424 14.7 2
Dunfermline West Brian Goodall 5,390 17.4 2
East Kilbride Archie Buchanan 9,450 22.7 2
East Lothian Hilary Brown 5,381 14.6 4
Eastwood Stewart Maxwell 4,137 8.6 4
Edinburgh Central Ian McKee 4,832 14.1 4
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh Rob Munn 5,956 17.3 2
Edinburgh North and Leith Kaukab Stewart 5,290 15.9 3
Edinburgh Pentlands Stewart Gibb 4,210 10.8 4
Edinburgh South Heather Williams 3,683 9.9 4
Edinburgh West Alyn Smith 4,047 10.3 4
Falkirk East Isobel Hutton 7,824 23.2 2
Falkirk West David Kerr 7,490 24.2 2
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale Malcolm Fleming 12,148 33.8 2
Glasgow Anniesland Grant Thoms 4,048 15.1 2
Glasgow Baillieston Lachlan McNeill 4,361 18.7 2
Glasgow Cathcart Josephine Docherty 4,086 14.9 2
Glasgow Govan Karen Neary 6,064 24.0 2
Glasgow Kelvin Frances Rankin 4,513 16.8 3
Glasgow Maryhill Alex Dingwall 3,532 15.9 2
Glasgow Pollok David Ritchie 4,229 16.7 2
Glasgow Shettleston Jim Byrne 3,417 16.7 2
Glasgow Springburn Sandy Bain 4,675 19.4 2
Gordon Rhona Kemp 5,760 15.6 3
Greenock and Inverclyde Andrew Murie 4,248 14.9 3
Hamilton North and Bellshill Chris Stephens 5,225 17.2 2
Hamilton South John Wilson 5,190 19.4 2
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber Angus MacNeil 10,889 25.6 2
Kilmarnock and Loudoun John Brady 9,592 25.5 2
Kirkcaldy Shirley-Anne Somerville 6,264 22.2 2
Linlithgow James Sibbald 8,078 25.5 2
Livingston Graham Sutherland 8,492 23.6 2
Midlothian Ian Goldie 6,131 21.3 2
Moray Angus Robertson 10,076 30.3 1
Motherwell and Wishaw James McGuigan 5,725 19.3 2
North East Fife Kris Murray-Browne 3,596 10.4 4
North Tayside Pete Wishart 15,441 40.1 1
Ochil Keith Brown 10,655 30.2 2
Orkney and Shetland John Mowat 2,473 14.8 4
Paisley North George Adam 5,737 21.1 2
Paisley South Brian Lawson 5,920 19.4 2
Perth Annabelle Ewing 11,237 29.7 1
Ross, Skye and Inverness West Jean Urquhart 4,901 14.1 3
Roxburgh and Berwickshire Roderick Campbell 2,806 9.7 4
Rutherglen Anne McLaughlin 4,135 14.2 2
Stirling Fiona Macaulay 5,877 16.4 3
Strathkelvin and Bearsden Calum Smith 6,675 16.1 3
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale Richard Thomson 4,108 12.4 4
West Aberdeenshire John Green 4,634 12.2 4
West Renfrewshire Carol Puthucheary 7,145 21.3 2
Western Isles Alasdair Nicholson 4,850 36.9 2

2005 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position
Aberdeen North Kevin Stewart 8,168 22.3 3
Aberdeen South Maureen Watt 4,120 9.9 4
Airdrie and Shotts Malcolm Balfour 5,484 16.5 2
Angus Mike Weir 12,840 33.7 1
Argyll and Bute Isobel Strong 6,716 15.5 4
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock Chic Brodie 5,932 13.2 4
Banff and Buchan Alex Salmond 19,044 51.2 1
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Aileen Orr 3,885 8.6 4
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Karen Shirron 3,686 13.3 3
Central Ayrshire Jahangir Shanif 4,969 11.6 4
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill Duncan Ross 5,206 13.6 2
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East Jamie Hepburn 8,689 22.2 2
Dumfries and Galloway Douglas Henderson 6,182 12.1 3
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Andrew Wood 4,075 9.1 4
Dundee East Stewart Hosie 14,708 37.2 1
Dundee West Joe Fitzpatrick 11,089 30.0 2
Dunfermline and West Fife Douglas Chapman 8,026 18.9 3
East Dunbartonshire Chris Sagan 2,716 5.8 4
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow Douglas Edwards 8,541 17.9 2
East Lothian Paul McLennan 5,995 13.1 4
East Renfrewshire Osama Bhutta 3,245 6.8 4
Edinburgh East Stefan Tymkewycz 6,760 17.0 3
Edinburgh North and Leith Davie Hutchison 4,344 10.2 4
Edinburgh South Graham Sutherland 2,635 6.2 4
Edinburgh South West Nick Elliott-Cannon 4,654 10.6 4
Edinburgh West Sheena Cleland 4,124 9.1 4
Falkirk Laura Love 9,789 21.4 2
Glasgow Central Bill Kidd 4,148 14.8 3
Glasgow East Lachlan McNeill 5,268 17.0 2
Glasgow North Kenneth McLean 3,614 12.9 3
Glasgow North East John McLaughlin 5,019 17.7 2
Glasgow North West Graeme Hendry 4,676 13.7 3
Glasgow South Finlay MacLean 4,860 12.6 3
Glasgow South West James Dornan 4,757 15.4 2
Glenrothes John Beare 8,731 23.4 2
Gordon Joanna Strathdee 7,098 16.0 4
Inverclyde Stuart McMillan 7,059 19.6 2
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Dave Thompson 5,992 13.5 3
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Daniel Coffey 12,273 27.7 2
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Alan Bath 6,062 14.5 2
Lanark and Hamilton East John Wilson 7,746 17.8 3
Linlithgow and East Falkirk Gordon Guthrie 10,919 23.5 2
Livingston Angela Constance 9,560 21.6 2
Midlothian Colin Beattie 6,400 17.0 3
Moray Angus Robertson 14,196 36.6 1
Motherwell and Wishaw Ian MacQuarrie 6,105 16.5 2
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Angus MacNeil 6,213 44.9 1
North Ayrshire and Arran Tony Gurney 7,938 18.4 2
North East Fife Roderick Campbell 4,011 10.4 4
Ochil and South Perthshire Annabelle Ewing 13,957 29.9 2
Orkney and Shetland John Mowat 1,833 10.3 4
Paisley and Renfrew North Bill Wilson 7,696 18.8 2
Paisley and Renfrewshire South Andrew Doig 6,653 17.6 3
Perth and North Perthshire Peter Wishart 15,469 33.7 1
Ross, Skye and Lochaber Mhairi Will 3,119 9.6 4
Rutherglen and Hamilton West Margaret Park 6,023 13.9 3
Stirling Frances McGlinchey 5,503 12.6 4
West Aberdeenshire Caroline Little 4,700 11.3 4
West Dunbartonshire Tom Chalmers 9,047 21.8 2

By-elections, 2005–10[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position
2005 Livingston by-election Angela Constance 9,639 32.7 2
2006 Dunfermline and West Fife by-election Douglas Chapman 7,261 21.0 3
2008 Glasgow East by-election John Mason 11,277 43.1 1
2008 Glenrothes by-election Peter Grant 13,209 36.5 2
2009 Glasgow North East by-election David Kerr 4,120 20.0 2

2010 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position
Aberdeen North Joanna Strathdee 8,385 22.2 2
Aberdeen South Mark McDonald 5,102 11.9 4
Airdrie and Shotts Sophia Coyle 8,441 23.5 2
Angus Mike Weir 15,020 39.6 1
Argyll and Bute Mike MacKenzie 8,563 18.9 4
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock Chic Brodie 8,276 18.0 3
Banff and Buchan Eilidh Whiteford 15,868 41.3 1
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Paul Wheelhouse 4,497 9.2 4
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Jean Urquhart 5,516 19.2 3
Central Ayrshire John Mullen 8,364 19.0 3
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill Frances McGlinchey 7,014 16.9 2
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East Julie Hepburn 9,794 23.8 2
Dumfries and Galloway Andrew Wood 6,419 12.3 3
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Aileen Orr 4,945 10.8 4
Dundee East Stewart Hosie 15,350 37.8 1
Dundee West Jim Barrie 10,716 28.9 2
Dunfermline and West Fife Joe McCall 5,201 10.6 3
East Dunbartonshire Iain White 5,054 10.5 4
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow John McKenna 11,738 23.0 2
East Lothian Andrew Sharp 7,883 16.0 4
East Renfrewshire Gordon Archer 4,535 8.9 4
Edinburgh East George Kerevan 8,133 20.4 2
Edinburgh North and Leith Calum Cashley 4,568 9.6 4
Edinburgh South Sandy Howat 3,354 7.7 4
Edinburgh South West Kaukab Stewart 5,530 12.2 4
Edinburgh West Sheena Cleland 6,115 13.2 4
Falkirk John McNally 15,364 30.3 2
Glasgow Central Osama Saeed 5,357 17.5 2
Glasgow East John Mason 7,957 24.7 2
Glasgow North Patrick Grady 3,530 11.9 3
Glasgow North East Billy McAllister 4,158 14.1 2
Glasgow North West Margaret Park 5,430 15.3 3
Glasgow South Malcolm Fleming 8,078 20.1 2
Glasgow South West Chris Stephens 5,192 16.3 2
Glenrothes David Alexander 8,799 21.7 2
Gordon Richard Thomson 10,827 22.2 2
Inverclyde Innes Nelson 6,577 17.5 2
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey John Finnie 8,803 18.7 3
Kilmarnock and Loudoun George Leslie 12,082 26.0 2
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Douglas Chapman 6,550 14.3 2
Lanark and Hamilton East Clare Adamson 9,780 21.0 2
Linlithgow and East Falkirk Tam Smith 13,081 25.4 2
Livingston Lis Bardell 12,424 25.9 2
Midlothian Colin Beattie 8,100 20.6 2
Moray Angus Robertson 16,273 39.7 1
Motherwell and Wishaw Marion Fellows 7,104 18.2 2
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Angus MacNeil 6,723 45.7 1
North Ayrshire and Arran Patricia Gibson 11,965 25.9 2
North East Fife Roderick Campbell 5,685 14.2 4
Ochil and South Perthshire Annabelle Ewing 13,944 27.6 2
Orkney and Shetland John Mowat 2,042 10.6 3
Paisley and Renfrew North Mags MacLaren 8,333 19.1 2
Paisley and Renfrewshire South Andrew Doig 7,228 18.1 2
Perth and North Perthshire Peter Wishart 19,118 39.6 1
Ross, Skye and Lochaber Alasdair Stephen 5,263 15.1 3
Rutherglen and Hamilton West Graeme Horne 7,564 16.1 2
Stirling Alison Lindsay 8,091 17.3 3
West Aberdeenshire Dennis Robertson 7,086 15.7 3
West Dunbartonshire Graeme McCormick 8,497 20.1 2

By-elections, 2010–15[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes % Position
2011 Inverclyde by-election Anne McLaughlin 9,280 33.0 2

2015 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position
Aberdeen North Kirsty Blackman 24,793 56.4 1
Aberdeen South Callum McCaig 20,221 41.6 1
Airdrie and Shotts Neil Gray 23,887 53.9 1
Angus Mike Weir 24,130 54.2 1
Argyll and Bute Brendan O'Hara 22,959 44.3 1
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock Corri Wilson 25,492 48.8 1
Banff and Buchan Eilidh Whiteford 27,487 60.2 1
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Calum Kerr 20,145 36.6 1
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Paul Monaghan 15,831 46.3 1
Central Ayrshire Philippa Whitford 26,999 53.2 1
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill Phil Boswell 28,696 56.6 1
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East Stuart McDonald 29,572 59.9 1
Dumfries and Galloway Richard Arkless 23,440 41.4 1
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Emma Harper 19,961 38.3 2
Dundee East Stewart Hosie 28,765 59.7 1
Dundee West Chris Law 27,684 61.9 1
Dunfermline and West Fife Douglas Chapman 28,096 50.3 1
East Dunbartonshire John Nicolson 22,093 40.3 1
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow Lisa Cameron 33,678 55.6 1
East Lothian George Kerevan 25,104 42.5 1
East Renfrewshire Kirsten Oswald 23,013 40.6 1
Edinburgh East Tommy Sheppard 23,188 49.2 1
Edinburgh North and Leith Deidre Brock 23,742 40.9 1
Edinburgh South Neil Hay 16,656 33.8 2
Edinburgh South West Joanna Cherry 22,168 43.0 1
Edinburgh West Michelle Thomson 21,378 39.0 1
Falkirk John McNally 34,831 57.7 1
Glasgow Central Alison Thewliss 20,658 52.5 1
Glasgow East Natalie McGarry 24,116 56.9 1
Glasgow North Patrick Grady 19,610 53.1 1
Glasgow North East Anne McLaughlin 21,976 58.1 1
Glasgow North West Carol Monaghan 23,908 54.5 1
Glasgow South Stewart McDonald 26,773 54.9 1
Glasgow South West Chris Stephens 23,388 57.2 1
Glenrothes Peter Grant 28,459 59.8 1
Gordon Alex Salmond 27,717 47.7 1
Inverclyde Ronnie Cowan 24,585 55.1 1
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Drew Hendry 28,838 50.1 1
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Alan Brown 30,000 55.7 1
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Roger Mullin 27,628 52.2 1
Lanark and Hamilton East Angela Crawley 29,976 48.8 1
Linlithgow and East Falkirk Martyn Day 32,055 52.0 1
Livingston Hannah Bardell 32,736 56.9 1
Midlothian Owen Thompson 24,453 50.6 1
Moray Angus Robertson 24,384 49.5 1
Motherwell and Wishaw Marion Fellows 27,275 56.5 1
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Angus MacNeil 8,662 54.3 1
North Ayrshire and Arran Patricia Gibson 28,641 53.2 1
North East Fife Stephen Gethins 18,523 40.9 1
Ochil and South Perthshire Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh 26,620 46.0 1
Orkney and Shetland Danus Skene 8,590 37.8 2
Paisley and Renfrew North Gavin Newlands 25,601 50.7 1
Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black 23,548 50.9 1
Perth and North Perthshire Peter Wishart 27,379 50.5 1
Ross, Skye and Lochaber Ian Blackford 20,119 48.1 1
Rutherglen and Hamilton West Margaret Ferrier 30,279 52.6 1
Stirling Steven Paterson 23,783 45.6 1
West Aberdeenshire Stuart Donaldson 22,949 41.6 1
West Dunbartonshire Martin Docherty 30,198 59.0 1

2017 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Position
Aberdeen North Kirsty Blackman 15,170 41.3 1
Aberdeen South Callum McCaig 13,994 31.5 2
Airdrie and Shotts Neil Gray 14,291 37.6 1
Angus Mike Weir 15,503 38.6 2
Argyll and Bute Brendan O'Hara 17,304 36.0 2
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock Corri Wilson 15,776 34.1 2
Banff and Buchan Eilidh Whiteford 16,283 39.1 2
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Calum Kerr 17,153 32.8 2
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Paul Monaghan 9,017 29.2 2
Central Ayrshire Philippa Whitford 16,771 37.2 1
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill Phil Boswell 17,607 39.1 2
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East Stuart McDonald 19,122 43.6 1
Dumfries and Galloway Richard Arkless 16,701 32.4 2
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Mairi McAllan 14,736 30.1 2
Dundee East Stewart Hosie 18,391 42.8 1
Dundee West Chris Law 18,045 46.7 1
Dunfermline and West Fife Douglas Chapman 18,121 35.5 1
East Dunbartonshire John Nicolson 15,684 30.3 2
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow Lisa Cameron 21,023 38.9 1
East Lothian George Kerevan 17,075 30.6 2
East Renfrewshire Kirsten Oswald 16,784 31.2 2
Edinburgh East Tommy Sheppard 18,509 42.5 1
Edinburgh North and Leith Deidre Brock 19,243 34.0 1
Edinburgh South Jim Eadie 10,755 22.5 2
Edinburgh South West Joanna Cherry 17,575 35.6 1
Edinburgh West Toni Giugliano 15,120 28.6 2
Falkirk John McNally 20,952 38.9 1
Glasgow Central Alison Thewliss 16,096 44.7 1
Glasgow East David Linden 14,024 38.8 1
Glasgow North Patrick Grady 12,597 37.6 1
Glasgow North East Anne McLaughlin 13,395 42.2 2
Glasgow North West Carol Monaghan 16,508 42.5 1
Glasgow South Stewart McDonald 18,312 41.1 1
Glasgow South West Chris Stephens 14,386 40.7 1
Glenrothes Peter Grant 17,291 42.8 1
Gordon Alex Salmond 19,254 35.9 2
Inverclyde Ronnie Cowan 15,050 38.5 1
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Drew Hendry 21,042 39.9 1
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Alan Brown 19,690 42.3 1
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Roger Mullin 16,757 36.3 2
Lanark and Hamilton East Angela Crawley 16,444 32.6 1
Linlithgow and East Falkirk Martyn Day 20,388 36.3 1
Livingston Hannah Bardell 21,036 40.1 1
Midlothian Owen Thompson 15,573 34.4 2
Moray Angus Robertson 18,478 38.8 2
Motherwell and Wishaw Marion Fellows 16,150 38.5 1
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Angus MacNeil 6,013 40.6 1
North Ayrshire and Arran Patricia Gibson 18,451 38.9 1
North East Fife Stephen Gethins 13,743 32.9 1
Ochil and South Perthshire Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh 19,110 35.3 2
Orkney and Shetland Miriam Brett 6,749 29.0 2
Paisley and Renfrew North Gavin Newlands 17,455 37.4 1
Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black 16,964 40.7 1
Perth and North Perthshire Peter Wishart 21,804 42.3 1
Ross, Skye and Lochaber Ian Blackford 15,480 40.2 1
Rutherglen and Hamilton West Margaret Ferrier 18,836 37.0 2
Stirling Steven Paterson 18,143 36.8 2
West Aberdeenshire Stuart Donaldson 16,755 32.5 2
West Dunbartonshire Martin Docherty 18,890 42.9 1

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