2016 Scottish Parliament Election Previews

On Thursday, Scotland will go to the polls to elect the Scottish Parliament. The SNP are expected to retain the majority they won in 2011 contrary to expectations and the electoral system in use. Democratic Audit – Scotland asked Scottish political and elections experts to preview the contests north of the border by electoral region. These previews can be found below. 

Lothians, by Juliet Swann

South Scotland, by Alastair Clark

Glasgow, by Murray Leith

Highland and Islands, by Juliet Swann

Central Scotland, by Judith Sijstermans

West of Scotland, by Murray Leith

Mid-Scotland and Fife, by Juliet Swann

North East Scotland, by Graeme Baxter and Iain MacLeod