South of Scotland Regional List results

The results of the Regional List vote for the South of Scotland at yesterday were as follows:

Clydesdale and South Scotland Independant - 1.485

RISE - Respect, Independence, Socialism and Environmentalism - 1,097

Scottish Conservative Party - 100,753

Scottish Green Party - 14,773

Scottish Labour Party - 56.072

Scottish Liberal Democrats - 11,775

SNP - 120,217

Solidarity - Scottish Socialist Movement - 1,294

UKIP - 6,726

The candidates elected are therefore:

Claudia Beamish - Scottish Labour

Joan McAlpine - SNP

Rachael Hamilton - Scottish Conservatives

Emma Harper - SNP

Colin Smyth - Scottish Labour

Paul Wheelhouse - SNP

Brian Whittle - Scottish Conservatives

A total of 314,723 votes were cast (59 per cent turn out) and a total of 531 ballot papers were rejected.