Nicola Sturgeon MSP Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, First Minister; Leader, Scottish National Party


Nicola Sturgeon

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Scottish National Party (SNP): Shadow Minister for: Children and Education 1999-2000, Health and Community Care 2000-03, Justice 2003-04; Leader, SNP Scottish Parliament Group 2004-07; Deputy First Minister 2007-14; Cabinet Secretary for: Health and Wellbeing 2007-12, Cities Strategy 2011-12, Infrastructure, Investment and Cities (with responsibility for Government Strategy and the Constitution) 2012-14; First Minister 2014-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Glasgow Govan constituency 1999 and 2003 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Glasgow region May 1999-2007, for Glasgow Govan constituency 2007-11, and for Glasgow Southside constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party: Member 1986-, Member, National Executive Committee 1992-, Vice-convener, Publicity 1997-99, Deputy Leader 2004-14, Leader 2014-.

Election record for Glasgow Southside, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 60.71%
Labour 22.61%
Conservative 12.31%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Sturgeon, Nicola Scottish National Party 15,287 60.71
Thomas, Fariha Labour 5,694 22.61
Hutchison, Graham Conservative 3,100 12.31
Lewsey, Kevin Liberal Democrat 822 3.26
Majority 9,593 votes
Electorate 52,141
Turnout (25,182) 48.3%

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