Scottish election 2021: Big turnout of voters in key Fife seat

Fifers appear to have turned out in number at this year’s Scottish elections.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 2:06 pm

The first figures have just been released, and show that turnout for the North East Fife constituency was 67.85%.

That is up 4.64% on 2016.

The seat is one of three being counted today at two venues across Glenrothes - and it chimes with the trend across Scotland as turnout numbers are released.

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Pic :Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh Central turnout was 62.69 - up 5.39%

And in Falkirk East, the figure was 62.89%

The count at Michael woods Sports Centre, Glenrothes (Pic: Jon Brady)

That was a significant rise from 54.1% last time round.

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