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Queen: Elizabeth II. First Minister: Nicola Sturgeon (SNP) Governing party: SNP
Legislative elections: Scottish Parliament, 4-year term, 129 seats, AMS (73 FPTP + 56 PR):

Party 2016 2011
Scottish National Party (SNP)
 
Separatism
Social democracy
41,7% 63 44,0% 69
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party (CON)
 
Conservatism
Economic liberalism
Euroscepticism
22,9% 31 12,4% 15
Scottish Labour Party (LAB)
 
Social democracy
   
19,1% 24 26,3% 37
Scottish Green Party (SGP)
 
Separatism
Green politics 
6,6% 6 4,4% 2
Scottish Liberal Democrats (LD)
 
Liberalism
Social liberalism
5,2% 5 5,2% 5
Independents 0,2% -  1,1%  1
Others 4,3% - 6,6% -
Total -  129 - 129
Turnout 55,6% 50,0%

  2016 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: BBC (http://www.bbc.com).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1999-2011 ( For full coverage, 1999-present, click here):

1999 2003 2007 2011
SNP % 27,3 20,9 31,0 44,0
  S. 35 27 47 69
LAB % 33,6 29,3 29,2 26,3
  S. 56 50 46 37
CON % 15,4 15,5 13,9 12,4
  S. 18 18 17 15
LD % 12,4 11,8 11,3 5,2
  S. 17 17 16 5
SGP % 3,6 6,7 4,0 4,4
  S. 1 7 2 2
SSCUP % - 1,5 1,9 1,7
  S. - 1 - -
SSP % 2,0 6,9 0,6 0,4
  S. 1 6 - -
Others % 5,6 8,9 9,6 5,6
  S. 1 3 1 1
Total S. 129 129 129 129
Turnout % 59,1 49,4 51,8 50,0

Abbreviations: SNP: Scottish National Party; LAB: Scottish Labour Party; CON: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party; LD: Scottish Liberal Democrats; SGP: Scottish Green Party; SSCUP: Scottish Senior Citizens Unity Party; SSP: Scottish Socialist Party. 2016 Wolfram Nordsieck.