Election Results - Scottish Parliament

In Scottish parliamentary elections voters use the first past the post system to elect constituency Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs). Aberdeen city has three constituencies:

  • Aberdeen Donside
  • Aberdeen Central
  • Aberdeen South and North Kincardine

At the same time voters also elect seven regional MSPs using the additional member system of proportional representation. This system uses regional lists which include candidates selected by political parties and independent candidates. Aberdeen is in the North East Scotland region.


The Election Results - Scottish Parliament dataset is made of the following text files in CSV format:

  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - Constituency - Aberdeen Donside (candidate name, party, number of votes received, % share of the vote)
  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - Constituency - Aberdeen Central (candidate name, party, number of votes received, % share of the vote)
  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - Constituency - Aberdeen South and North Kincardine (candidate name, party, number of votes received, % share of the vote)
  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - North East Scotland Region (number of votes received and percentage vote share for each party on the North East Scotland region list)
  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - NE List - Results (names and parties of the 7 elected MSPs)
  • Scottish Parliament Election 2016 - Total Valid Vote (total number of valid votes cast for each constituency/list)
  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - NE List - Aberdeen Donside (constituency list results: party name and description, number of votes received, percentage share of vote)
  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - NE List - Aberdeen Central (constituency list results: party name and description, number of votes received, percentage share of vote)
  • Scottish Parliament 2016 - NE List - Aberdeen South and North Kincardine (constituency list results: party name and description, number of votes received, percentage share of vote)

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Author Open Data Aberdeen
Maintainer Open Data Aberdeen
Last Updated August 4, 2020, 06:07 (UTC)
Created February 28, 2020, 14:17 (UTC)
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