There are two constituencies for Scottish Parliament elections in the Falkirk Council area. These constituencies are Falkirk East and Falkirk West.

You can view the results of the most recent Scottish Parliamentary election below.

For all previous elections, please visit The Electoral Commission website.


Falkirk East

2016 Scottish Parliamentary election results
Candidate Party Number of votes Percentage of votes
Callum Laidlaw Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party 6,342 19.4%
Angus MacDonald Scottish National Party (SNP) 16,720 51.3%
Craig Martin Scottish Labour Party 8,408 25.8%
James Donald Munro Scottish Liberal Democrats 1,054 3.2%

Result summary

Total electorate 60,271
Total number of votes cast 32,629
Total number of rejected votes 105
Total number of valid votes 32,524
Majority 8,312
Turnout 54.14%

Falkirk West

2016 Scottish Parliamentary election results
Candidate Party Number of votes Percentage of votes
Gillian Cole-Hamilton Scottish Liberal Democrats 966 3%
Alison Harris Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party 5,877 18.2%
Michael Stephen Matheson Scottish National Party (SNP) 18,260 56.7%
Mandy Telford Scottish Labour Party 6,980 21.7%

Result summary

Total electorate 59,812
Total number of votes cast 32,203
Total number of rejected votes 120
Total number of valid votes 32,083
Majority 11,280
Turnout 53.84%

Central Scotland Regional List

The total number of votes given for each individual candidate or registered party was:

2016 Scottish Parliamentary election results for the Central Scotland Regional List
Registered political party Seats List votes
RISE – Respect, Independence, Socialism and Environmentalism 0 1,636
Scottish Christian Party "Proclaiming Christ’s Lordship" 0 2,314
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 3 43,602
Scottish Green Party 0 12,722
Scottish Labour Party 4 67,103
Scottish Liberal Democrats 0 5,015
Scottish National Party (SNP) 0 129,082
Solidarity – Scotland's Socialist Movement 0 2,684
UKIP Scotland 0 6,088
Deryck Beaumont, Independent 0 460

Falkirk East

Below is the breakdown for the Central Scotland Regional List votes from Falkirk East.

2016 Scottish Parliamentary election results for the Central Scotland Regional List
Registered political party List votes
RISE – Respect, Independence, Socialism and Environmentalism 96
Scottish Christian Party “Proclaiming Christ’s Lordship” 279
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 6,450
Scottish Green Party 1,537
Scottish Labour Party 7,281
Scottish Liberal Democrats 716
Scottish National Party (SNP) 15,199
Solidarity – Scotland's Socialist Movement 154
UKIP Scotland 812
Deryck Beaumont, Independent 63

Falkirk West

Below is the breakdown for the Central Scotland Regional List votes from Falkirk West.

2016 Scottish Parliamentary election results for the Central Scotland Regional List
Registered political party List votes
RISE – Respect, Independence, Socialism and Environmentalism 132
Scottish Christian Party “Proclaiming Christ’s Lordship” 267
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 5,925
Scottish Green Party 1,809
Scottish Labour Party 6,272
Scottish Liberal Democrats 679
Scottish National Party (SNP) 15,987
Solidarity – Scotland's Socialist Movement 225
UKIP Scotland 775
Deryck Beaumont, Independent 85