Scottish Parliament election 2016 result
Result of the 2016 Holyrood election sees the SNP win a third term in government, albeit without an overall majority
The SNP has fallen short of an overall majority but has secured a third term in government, winning 59 constituency seats and four regional seats.
The Scottish Conservatives have more than doubled their tally of MSPs to 31.
Scottish Labour have dropped to third, picking up only three first past the post MSPs, gaining 21 on the regional lists.
The Scottish Greens now have six, one ahead of the Liberal Democrats on five.
Support for UKIP, the Women’s Equality Party and RISE was not high enough to win places on the regional lists.
Vote share percentage –
SNP: +1.1 in constituencies, - 2.3 in the regional lists
Conservatives: +8.1 in constituencies, +10.6 in the regional lists
Scottish Labour: -9.2 in constituencies, - 7.2 in the regional lists
Scottish Greens: +0.6 in constituencies, +2.2 in the regional lists
Liberal Democrats: -0.1 in constituencies, no change in regional lists
Turnout was 55.6 per cent.
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