Results in the Paisley and Renfrewshire North and West constituencies of the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Election have been declared.
For the Paisley constituency, 35,108 people cast their vote, representing a 62.6% turnout, with George Adam, Scottish National Party (SNP), declared the winning candidate.
George Adam received 17,495 votes, finishing ahead of Neil Bibby, Scottish Labour Party and Scottish Co-operative Party (11,420 votes), Russell Findlay, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party (3,342 votes), Scott Bevan, Scottish Green Party (1,584 votes) and Eileen McCartin, Scottish Liberal Democrats (1,124 votes).
In the Renfrewshire North and West constituency, a 67.9% turnout saw 38,367 votes cast.
Natalie Don, Scottish National Party (SNP), was declared the winning candidate after receiving 17,704 votes, followed by Johanna Baxter, Scottish Labour Party and Scottish Co-operative Party (10,397 votes), Julie Pirone, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party (8,734 votes), Ross Stalker, Scottish Liberal Democrats (993 votes) and Marty Bell, Scottish Family Party (410 votes).
The Count at Braehead Arena is taking place over two days with the result of the Renfrewshire South constituency and the West Scotland Region tomorrow (Saturday 8 May), the latter confirming seven MSPs to the Scottish Parliament.
More than 200 staff are supporting the Count in various roles, with enhanced Covid-19 health and safety measures in place to ensure a safe environment for everyone attending.
The results can be viewed at: www.renfrewshire.gov.uk/
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Photos from the Count at Braehead Arena are available free of charge, please credit Kieran Chambers/Renfrewshire Council