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