Scottish Parliamentary Election Results 2016

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The results have now been announced for the elections held in Scotland on 5 May 2016. The SNP were unable to gain an overall majority in the Parliament, coming just two short of the 65 seats they required. The Conservatives performed strongly and moved into second place, ahead of the Labour Party.

There were 129 seats with the following results:

SNP – 63 seats

Conservative Party – 31 seats

Labour – 24 seats

Green – 6 seats

Liberal Democrats – 5 seats