Voters go to the polls on Thursday, 9 February, to elect a new member of parliament for the Westminster seat of Dunfermline and West Fife.
Nine candidates will contest the seat on 9 February
The by-election resulted from the death of Labour's Rachel Squire on 6 January.
At the 2005 General Election, Ms Squire held the seat for Labour with a majority of 11,562. The turnout was 42,394 or 59.9% of the electorate.
The candidates for the by-election are listed in alphabetical order, as provided by the returning officer.
- Ian Borland - UKIP Scotland
- Douglas Chapman - Scottish National Party
- James Hargreaves - Scottish Christian Party "Proclaiming Christ's Lordship"
- John McAllion - Scottish Socialist Party
- Thomas Minogue - Abolish Forth Bridge Tolls Party
- Willie Rennie - Scottish Liberal Democrats
- Dick Rodgers - The Common Good
- Carrie Ruxton - Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
- Catherine Stihler - Scottish Labour Party
The 2005 result was as follows:
Rachel Squire (Labour) 20,111 votes, a 47.4% share of the vote; David Herbert (Liberal Democrats) 8,549 votes, a 20.2% share of the vote; Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party) 8,026 votes, a 18.9% share of the vote; Roger Smillie (Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party) 4,376 votes, a 10.3% share of the vote; Susan Archibald (Scottish Socialist Party) 689 votes, a 1.6% share of the vote; Ian Borland (UKIP) 643, 1.5% share of the vote.