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SPE 2016 - Candidates and Parties


At 4pm on 1 April 2016 nominations closed for candidates for seats in the Scottish Parliament.  

Across the country’s 73 constituencies 313 different candidates, representing 10 different parties will be campaigning to represent the local voters at Holyrood. In most constituencies there are only 4 candidates but in 5 constituencies there will be 6 candidates and voters in 11 constituencies will have a choice of 5 candidates.

In the country’s 8 Parliamentary Regions 16 different parties are fielding candidates with 3 individual candidates also hoping to win a seat.  

Download an analysis of the 73 constituencies

Download an analysis of the 8 Regions