Scottish Parliamentary Election results for Fife

Scottish Parliamentary Election Results 2021

The Scottish Parliamentary Election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021 and saw voting take place across Fife’s five constituencies to elect Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) to sit in Holyrood.

Fife’s four Scotland Parliamentary constituencies are:

  • Cowdenbeath
  • Dunfermline
  • Mid Fife & Glenrothes
  • Kirkcaldy
  • North East Fife

Voter Registration

The number of people registered to vote in the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Election in each of Fife’s constituencies:

Constituency

Number of people registered to vote

Cowdenbeath

56,434

Dunfermline

62,330

Mid Fife & Glenrothes

54,658

Kirkcaldy

61,124

North East Fife

58,865

Total

293,411

Postal voters

The number of people who requested a postal vote for the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Election in each of Fife’s constituencies:

Constituency

Number of postal voters

Cowdenbeath

12,635

Dunfermline

15,110

Mid Fife & Glenrothes

12,323

Kirkcaldy

14,519

North East Fife

14,656

Total

69,243

Proxy voters

The number of people who requested a proxy vote for the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Election in each of Fife’s constituencies:

Constituency

Number of proxy voters

Cowdenbeath

72

Dunfermline

109

Mid Fife & Glenrothes

88

Kirkcaldy

77

North East Fife

244

Total

590

The Election was conducted using the First Past the Post voting system. To become a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) in Holyrood a candidate simply has to win more votes than any other candidate standing in a particular constituency.

The results for the five Fife constituencies are:

Cowdenbeath

Candidate Name

Party

No. of votes

EWING, Annabelle

Scottish National Party (SNP)

16,499

HALL, Mags

Scottish Green Party

1,344

ROWLEY, Alex

Scottish Labour Party

10,486

WATT, Darren

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

4,758

WOOD, Malcolm Alexander

Scottish Liberal Democrats

1,088

Annabelle Ewing, Scottish National Party (SNP) was declared as the newly elected Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Cowdenbeath constituency.

Constituency Turnout: 60.7%

Region Turnout: 60.8%

Dunfermline

Candidate Name

Party

No. of votes

BOUBAKER-CALDER, Aude

Scottish Liberal Democrats

3,196

MACDOUGALL, Julie

Scottish Labour Party

11,384

MCCALL, Roz

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

6,314

SOMERVILLE, Shirley-Anne

Scottish National Party (SNP)

20,048

Shirley-Anne Somerville, Scottish National Party (SNP) was declared as the newly elected Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Dunfermline constituency.

Constituency Turnout: 65.9%

Region Turnout: 66.0%

Mid Fife & Glenrothes 

Candidate Name

Party

No. of votes

CRAIK, Altany Steel AndrewScottish Labour Party

7,881

GILRUTH, Jenny

Scottish National Party (SNP)

18,115

LISTON, Jane Ann

Scottish Liberal Democrats

1,789

MACPHEE, David

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

4,500

SAUNDERS, Steve

Scottish Family Party

385

Jenny Gilruth, Scottish National Party (SNP) was declared as the newly elected Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Mid Fife & Glenrothes  constituency.

Constituency Turnout: 59.0%

Region Turnout: 59.0%

Kirkcaldy

Candidate Name

Party

No. of votes

BAKER, Claire

Scottish Labour Party and Scottish Co-operative Party

10,586

BEAL, Alan Christopher

Scottish Liberal Democrats

1,015

LESLIE, Kathleen

Scottish Conservative and Unionist

4,891

PAUL, Calum

Scottish Libertarian Party

269

TORRANCE, David

Scottish National Party (SNP)

18,417

David Torrance, Scottish National Party (SNP) was declared as the newly elected Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Kirkcaldy constituency.

Constituency Turnout: 56.9%

Region Turnout:  57.0%

North East Fife

Candidate Name

Party

No. of votes

FLEMING, Rhuaraidh

Scottish National Party (SNP)

14,715

HAYNES, Wendy Helena

Scottish Labour Party

1,056

METCALFE, Rhona

Scottish Conservative and Unionist

2,323

RENNIE, Willie

Scottish Liberal Democrats

22,163

Willie Rennie, Scottish Liberal Democrats, was declared as the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the North East Fife constituency.

Constituency Turnout: 68.9%

Region Turnout: 68.9%

Mid Scotland and Fife Region

Murdo Fraser, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party – 1st Additional Member

Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, – 2nd Additional Member

Claire Baker, Scottish Labour – 3rd Additional Member

Mark Ruskell, Scottish Green Party – 4th Additional Member

Dean Lockhart, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party– 5th Additional Member

Alex Rowley, Scottish Labour Party – 6th Additional Member

Alexander Stewart, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party – 7th Additional Member

Party

No. of votes

Abolish the Scottish Parliament Party

945

Alba Party

5,893

All for Unity

2,578

Freedom Alliance – integrity, society, economy

837

Reform UK

808

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

85,909

Scottish Family Party

1,920

Scottish Green Party

28,654

Scottish Labour Party

52,626

Scottish Liberal Democrats

25,489

Scottish Libertarian Party

818

Scottish National Party (SNP)

136,825

Scottish Renew

99

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

399

Mercy Mugure Kamanja

29

Martin James Keatings, Independent

230
TOTAL VALID VOTES344,059

Turnout: 66.7%