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Legislative elections: Scottish Parliament, 4-year term, 129 seats, AMS (73 FPTP + 56 PR):
           Queen: Elizabeth II. First Minister: Alex Salmond (SNP) Government: SNP

Party 2011 2007
Scottish National Party (SNP)
 
Separatism
Social democracy
 
1934
 
 
EFA
 
 
44,0% 69 31,0% 47
Scottish Labour Party (LAB)
 
Social democracy
Third Way
 
1906
 
 
PES
SI 
PA 
26,3% 37 29,2% 46
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party (CON)
 
Conservatism
Economic liberalism
Euroscepticism
1965
 
 
AECR
IDU 
 
12,4% 15 13,9% 17
Scottish Liberal Democrats (LD)
 
Liberalism
Social liberalism 
 
1988
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 
5,2% 5 11,3% 16
Scottish Green Party (SGP)
 
Green politics
Separatism
 
1990
 
 
EGP
GG 
 
4,4% 2 4,0% 2
Independents  1,1%  1 1,0% 1
Others 6,6% - 9,6% -
Total - 129 - 129
Turnout 50,0% 51,8%

  2011 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk).

Archive: Governments Elections (1999-2007).