Welcome to The National's top guide to every seat and region in Holyrood

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Welcome to The National’s top guide to every seat and region in Holyrood

IT’S sometimes said that Westminster general elections are just 650 entirely separate constituency battles (or 59 in Scotland) that happen to simultaneously take place on the same day. With Holyrood​ elections it’s not quite as simple, because in addition to the 73 constituency seats there are also 8 electoral regions, each returning a further 7 MSPs. And, crucially, the constituency results directly affect the distribution of regional seats, with parties being compensated with regional MSPs if they fail to win as many constituency…

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Welcome to The National’s top guide to every seat and region in Holyrood