Scotland’s Salmond Says He’ll Seek Commons Seat in 2015

December 7, 2014 2:20 PM

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Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, who resigned after losing a referendum over independence, will try to win a seat in the U.K. Parliament in the May general election.

The 59-year-old ex-leader of the Scottish National Party said he wants to contest Gordon in northeast Scotland, a House of Commons constituency held by Liberal Democrat lawmaker Malcolm Bruce, who is retiring. Salmond represents the equivalent seat in the devolved Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.

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