We are currently accepting applications from members 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.
|Central Scotland||Airdrie and Shotts|
|Coatbridge and Chryston|
|Cumbernauld and Kilsyth|
|Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse|
|Motherwell and Wishaw|
|Uddingston and Bellshill|
|Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn|
|Highlands and Islands||Argyll and Bute|
|Caithness, Sutherland and Ross|
|Inverness and Nairn|
|Na h-Eileanan an Iar|
|Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch|
|Edinburgh Northern and Leith|
|Midlothian North and Musselburgh|
|Mid Scotland and Fife Scotland||Clackmannanshire and Dunblane|
|Mid Fife and Glenrothes|
|North East Fife|
|Perthshire South and Kinross-shire|
|North East Scotland||Aberdeen Central|
|Aberdeen South and North Kincardine|
|Angus North and Mearns|
|Banffshire and Buchan Coast|
|Dundee City East|
|Dundee City West|
|Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley|
|Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire|
|Galloway and West Dumfries|
|Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley|
|Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale|
|West Scotland||Clydebank and Milngavie|
|Greenock and Inverclyde|
|Renfrewshire North and West|
|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.
|REGION||REGIONAL LIST CANDIDATES|
|Highlands and Islands|
|Mid Scotland and Fife|
|North East 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Full name
- Home address
- 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 email@example.com.