|Angus North and Mearns|
for the Scottish Parliament
|Party||Scottish National Party|
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Angus North and Mearns is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood) covering parts of the council areas of Angus and Aberdeenshire. It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. It is one of ten constituencies in the North East Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to the ten constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
The seat was created for the 2011 Scottish Parliament election and covers areas that were in the seats of Angus, Tayside North and West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine. It has been held by Mairi Gougeon of the Scottish National Party since the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.
The other nine constituencies of the North East Scotland region are Aberdeen Central, Aberdeen Donside, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Aberdeenshire East, Aberdeenshire West, Angus South, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Dundee City East and Dundee City West.
The region covers all of the Aberdeen City council area, the Aberdeenshire council area, the Angus council area, the Dundee City council area and part of the Moray council area.
Angus North and Mearns covers parts of the council areas of Aberdeenshire and Angus. Angus is represented by two constituencies in the Scottish Parliament, the other constituency being Angus South. Aberdeenshire is represented by four other constituencies in the Scottish Parliament: Aberdeenshire East and Aberdeenshire West are both entirely within Aberdeenshire; Aberdeen South and North Kincardine also includes a portion of Aberdeen City; Banffshire and Buchan Coast also includes a portion of the Moray council area.
The electoral wards used in the creation of Angus North and Mearns are:
|2016||Mairi Gougeon (née Evans)|
|Liberal Democrats||Michael Turvey||1,804||5.1||2.6||1,603||4.5||0.7|
|All for Unity||251||0.7||New|
|Independent Green Voice||188||0.5||New|
|Abolish the Scottish Parliament||151||0.4||New|
|Liberal Democrats||Euan Davidson||2,265||7.7||0.8||1,522||5.2||0.5|
|Liberal Democrats||Sanjay Samani||1,726||6.9||N/A||1,431||5.7||N/A|
|All-Scotland Pensioners Party||474||1.9||N/A|
|SNP win (new seat)|