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Cutbot Scottish Parliament Seat Forecaster

Survation/Daily Record, 22nd April 2016

These are our forecasts for all MSPs in the Highlands and Islands region at the 2016 Holyrood election, based on the poll conducted by Survation and published in the Daily Record on 22nd April.

There’s more information about how we make this work here.

Constituencies

Party 2011 % Prediction % Change
SNP 45.39 %  % ↑7.61
Labour 31.69 %  % ↓13.69
Conservative 13.91 %  % ↑3.09
Liberal Democrat 7.93 %  % ↓0.93
Others 1.08 %  % ↑3.92

Regions

Party 2011 % Prediction % Change
SNP 44.02 %  % ↓1.02
Labour 26.30 %  % ↓9.3
Conservative 12.35 %  % ↑5.65
Liberal Democrat 5.20 %  % ↑1.8
Green 4.37 %  % ↑6.63
UKIP 0.91 %  % ↑3.09
RISE 0.42 %  % ↓0.42
Others 6.43 %  % ↓6.43

Our forecast

Highlands and Islands: full results

SNP Labour Conservative Lib Dem Green UKIP RISE
Vote share 42.16 % 8.49 % 15.40 % 14.85 % 11.60 % 7.51 % 0.00 %
Constituency seats 6 2
Votes 83,109 16,733 30,368 29,266 22,863 14,805 0
1st divisor 7 1 1 3 1 1 1
1st allocation 11,873 16,733 30,368 9,755 22,863 14,805 0
2nd divisor 7 1 2 3 1 1 1
2nd allocation 11,873 16,733 15,184 9,755 22,863 14,805 0
3rd divisor 7 1 2 3 2 1 1
3rd allocation 11,873 16,733 15,184 9,755 11,432 14,805 0
4th divisor 7 2 2 3 2 1 1
4th allocation 11,873 8,367 15,184 9,755 11,432 14,805 0
5th divisor 7 2 3 3 2 1 1
5th allocation 11,873 8,367 10,123 9,755 11,432 14,805 0
6th divisor 7 2 3 3 2 2 1
6th allocation 11,873 8,367 10,123 9,755 11,432 7,403 0
7th divisor 8 2 3 3 2 2 1
7th allocation 10,389 8,367 10,123 9,755 11,432 7,403 0
8th divisor 8 2 3 3 3 2 1
8th allocation 10,389 8,367 10,123 9,755 7,621 7,403 0
Party Candidate
1 Conservative Douglas Ross
2 Green John Finnie
3 Labour Rhoda Grant
4 Conservative Edward Mountain
5 UKIP David Coburn
6 SNP Maree Todd
7 Green Isla O’Reilly

Constituencies in Highlands and Islands region

Argyll & Bute

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
SNP Michael Russell 🛋 15,635 ↑2245 58.56 % ↑7.99
Conservative Donald Cameron 5,925 ↑1078 22.19 % ↑3.88
Liberal Democrat Alan Reid 2,843 ↓377 10.65 % ↓1.51
Labour Mick Rice 2,295 ↓1746 8.60 % ↓6.66
SNP HOLD Majority: 9,710 Swing: ↑2.06%

Caithness, Sutherland & Ross

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
SNP Gail Ross 16,164 ↑2321 56.76 % ↑8.36
Liberal Democrat Jamie Stone 5,638 ↓747 19.80 % ↓2.53
Conservative Struan Mackie 3,586 ↑652 12.59 % ↑2.33
Labour Leah Franchetti 3,089 ↓2349 10.85 % ↓8.16
SNP HOLD Majority: 10,526 Swing: ↑5.45%

Inverness & Nairn

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
SNP Fergus Ewing 🛋 19,698 ↑2828 62.12 % ↑10.58
Conservative Edward Mountain 🎢 4,641 ↑844 14.64 % ↑3.04
Labour David Stewart 📃 4,047 ↓3078 12.76 % ↓9.01
Liberal Democrat Carolyn Caddick 3,323 ↓440 10.48 % ↓1.02
SNP HOLD Majority: 15,057 Swing: ↑3.77%

Moray

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
SNP Richard Lochhead 🛋 19,636 ↑2819 65.41 % ↑6.60
Conservative Douglas Ross 🎢 7,179 ↑1306 23.91 % ↑3.37
Labour Sean Morton 2,033 ↓1547 6.77 % ↓5.75
Liberal Democrat Jamie Paterson 💸 1,172 ↓155 3.90 % ↓0.74
SNP HOLD Majority: 12,457 Swing: ↑1.61%

Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
SNP Alasdair Allan 🛋 9,920 ↑1424 76.76 % ↑11.46
Labour Rhoda Grant 📃 🎢 2,115 ↓1609 16.37 % ↓12.25
Conservative Ranald Fraser 688 ↑125 5.32 % ↑0.99
Liberal Democrat Ken MacLeod 💸 201 ↓27 1.56 % ↓0.19
SNP HOLD Majority: 7,805 Swing: ↑11.86%

Orkney Islands

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
Liberal Democrat Liam McArthur 🛋 2,571 ↓341 42.45 % ↑6.73
SNP Donna Heddle 2,387 ↑343 39.40 % ↑14.33
Conservative Jamie Halcro Johnston 839 ↑153 13.84 % ↑5.42
Labour Gerry McGarvey 💸 260 ↓198 4.29 % ↓1.33
Liberal Democrat HOLD Majority: 184 Swing: ↓3.80%

Shetland Islands

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
Liberal Democrat Tavish Scott 🛋 3,940 ↓522 65.46 % ↑17.95
SNP Danus Skene 1,324 ↑190 22.00 % ↑9.92
Conservative Cameron Smith 403 ↑73 6.70 % ↑3.19
Labour Robina Barton 352 ↓268 5.85 % ↓0.75
Liberal Democrat HOLD Majority: 2,616 Swing: ↑4.01%

Skye, Lochaber & Badenoch

Party Candidate Votes Change Share Change
SNP Kate Forbes 17,208 ↑2471 54.44 % ↑8.26
Liberal Democrat Angela MacLean 8,602 ↓1140 27.21 % ↓3.31
Conservative Robbie Munro 3,464 ↑630 10.96 % ↑2.08
Labour Linda Stewart 2,335 ↓1777 7.39 % ↓5.49
SNP HOLD Majority: 8,606 Swing: ↑5.79%