Scottish Parliament Election Results 2016

South Scotland Region Local Results for Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley Constituency
and Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Constituency

Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley
Clydesdale and South Scotland Independent 121
RISE – Respect, Independence, Socialism and Environmentalism 193
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 6799
Scottish Green Party 1522
Scottish Labour Party 7209
Scottish Liberal Democrats 710
Scottish National Party (SNP) 16952
Solidarity – Scotland’s Socialist Movement 251
UK Independence Party (UKIP) 706

Total votes cast 34,512
The turnout figure within the Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley Constituency was 55.1%.

Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Clydesdale and South Scotland Independent 142
RISE – Respect, Independence, Socialism and Environmentalism 112
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 7561
Scottish Green Party 982
Scottish Labour Party 7701
Scottish Liberal Democrats 549
Scottish National Party (SNP) 13734
Solidarity – Scotland’s Socialist Movement 207
UK Independence Party (UKIP) 799

Total votes cast 31,787
The turnout figure within the Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley was 54.36%.

Background information

The Constituency Returning Officer was Fiona Lees.

There were a total of 31 polling places in Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley and 44 polling places in Cumnock, Carrick and Doon Valley which were open from 7am to 10pm.

There were a total of 322 ballot boxes which were transported to the Galleon Leisure Centre in Kilmarnock for the count when the polls closed at 10pm.
Count Assistants were standing by in the Galleon to begin the count as soon as the ballot boxes arrived.

The number of applications received for postal votes for the Scottish Parliamentary election for the Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley Constituency was 9539 and the Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Constituency was 10385.

The current electorate for the Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley Constituency is 62,620.
The current electorate for the Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Constituency is 58,547.

For the past two Parliamentary elections, the turnout figures were:

Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley (previously Kilmarnock & Loudoun)
2007- 56.71%
2011 – 50.5%

Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
2007- 53.72%
2011 – 48.5%

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