Scottish Parliament Election – 6 May 2021

The Scottish Parliamentary Election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

There are 129 Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSP’s). If you live in Scotland, you are represented by eight MSP’s – one represents your constituency and the other seven all represent your region.

For this election, voters will be issued with 2 ballot papers. On the lilac coloured ballot paper electors will vote for the constituency MSP by placing a (X) in the box next to their choice of candidate. On the peach coloured ballot paper electors will vote for a party or independent candidate competing for one of the seven regional seats by placing a (X) in the box next to their choice of party or independent candidate.

The Angus Constituency Returning Officer is responsible for two Scottish Parliamentary constituencies Angus North and Mearns (which takes in part of the Aberdeenshire local government area) and Angus South. Both constituencies are in the North East Scotland electoral region.

If you are unsure which constituency you live in, please go to “Find your electoral area” or alternatively call the election helpline on 03452 777 778.