Stand for Sovereignty

We are currently accepting applications to stand as a candidate for Sovereignty forthcoming national elections, and UK general elections, as well as looking to identify potential by-election candidates.

Future National Elections

The next Scottish Parliament election is scheduled for Thursday, 7 May 2026, although it is conceivable that there may be an extraordinary general election in the meantime. In consequence, we are currently accepting applications from committed local members, who would be interested in starting the process of building momentum locally.

The list below will be updated as candidacies are announced.

RegionConstituencyCandidates
Central ScotlandAirdrie and Shotts
Coatbridge and Chryston
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
East Kilbride
Falkirk East
Falkirk West
Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse
Motherwell and Wishaw
Uddingston and Bellshill
GlasgowGlasgow Anniesland
Glasgow Cathcart
Glasgow Kelvin
Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn
Glasgow Pollok
Glasgow Provan
Glasgow Shettleston
Glasgow Southside
Rutherglen
Highlands and IslandsArgyll and Bute
Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Inverness and Nairn
Moray
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Orkney
Shetland
Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
LothianAlmond Valley
Edinburgh Central
Edinburgh Eastern
Edinburgh Northern and Leith
Edinburgh Pentlands
Edinburgh Southern
Edinburgh Western
Linlithgow
Midlothian North and Musselburgh
Mid Scotland and Fife ScotlandClackmannanshire and Dunblane
Cowdenbeath
Dunfermline
Kirkcaldy
Mid Fife and Glenrothes
North East Fife
Perthshire North
Perthshire South and Kinross-shire
Stirling
North East ScotlandAberdeen Central
Aberdeen Donside
Aberdeen South and North Kincardine
Aberdeenshire East
Aberdeenshire West
Angus North and Mearns
Angus South
Banffshire and Buchan Coast
Dundee City East
Dundee City West
South ScotlandAyr
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Clydesdale
Dumfriesshire
East Lothian
Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Galloway and West Dumfries
Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley
Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
West ScotlandClydebank and Milngavie
Cunninghame North
Cunninghame South
Dumbarton
Eastwood
Greenock and Inverclyde
Paisley
Renfrewshire North and West
Renfrewshire South
Strathkelvin and Bearsden

Regional List Candidates

In contrast to constituency candidates, regional list candidates will only be chosen shortly after a general election is called.

REGIONREGIONAL LIST CANDIDATES
Central Scotland
Glasgow
Highlands and Islands
Lothian
Mid Scotland and Fife
North East Scotland
South Scotland
West Scotland

The Next UK General Election

The next UK General Election must be held no later than 23 January 2025. Given the possibility of the election being called in the interim, we would encourage you to make an expression of interest to our Nominating Officer, Brian Nugent, if you would like to start preparing in advance for standing in your local area.

The Scottish UK Parliamentary Constituencies are currently subject to a boundary review, and a list will be added to this page following their approval no later than 1 July 2023.

Local Council By-Elections

The list of Scottish Local Government By-elections is updated regularly on the website of the Electoral Management Board for Scotland: https://www.emb.scot/scottish-local-government/scottish-local-government-elections?documentId=92&categoryId=29. For more information on local government ward boundaries, please consult the following website: https://boundaries.scot/.

Apply to Stand for Sovereignty

You must be a member of the party in good standing to stand for Sovereignty.

If you have not yet joined, you can do so via the following link: https://sovereignty.scot/join

If you have joined, buy are still to pay your membership dues, then you can do so via this link: https://sovereignty.scot/membership-renewal

If you are a current member, then you may make an expression of interest to stand in any of the above elections or seats by sending the following information to info@sovereignty.scot.

  • Full name
  • Home address
  • Email
  • Contact telephone number
  • Choice of ward, constituency or region

If you have any questions about standing for the party, then please do not hesitate to contact us on info@sovereignty.scot.