for the Scottish Parliament
|Party||Scottish National Party|
|Council area||West Lothian|
Almond Valley is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election. Also, it is one of nine constituencies in the Lothian electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to the nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
The constituency was formed in 2011, comprising much of the old Livingston constituency.
The other eight constituencies of the Lothian region are Edinburgh Central, Edinburgh Eastern, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Edinburgh Pentlands, Edinburgh Southern, Edinburgh Western, Linlithgow and Midlothian North and Musselburgh
The new seat of Almond Valley replaces Livingston. The electoral wards used in its creation are:
|Liberal Democrats||Charles Dundas||1,007||2.9||+0.8|
|Liberal Democrats||Emma Sykes||656||2.1||-4.2|
|National Front||Neil McIvor||329||1.1||N/A|
|SNP win (new seat)|