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UK Parliamentary Election 2019 Results

A general election to elect a Member of the UK Parliament (MP) in Westminster was held on Thursday 12 December 2019.

The results for constituencies in The City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian council areas are as follows:-

The City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh East

2019 Electorate = 69,424                                  2017 Electorate = 65,896
2019 Turnout = 69.1%                                        2017 Turnout = 66.2%

Successful Candidate: Tommy Sheppard – Scottish National Party (SNP)

Majority: 10,417                                                    Share of Valid Votes = 48.4%

 

Edinburgh North & Leith

2019 Electorate = 81,336                                    2017 Electorate = 79,473
2019 Turnout = 73.1%                                        2017 Turnout = 71.2%

Successful Candidate: Deidre Brock – Scottish National Party (SNP)

Majority: 12,808                                                   Share of Valid Votes = 43.7%

 

Edinburgh South

2019 Electorate = 66,188                                    2017 Electorate = 64,553
2019 Turnout = 75.3%                                         2017 Turnout = 74.2%

Successful Candidate: Ian Murray – Scottish Labour Party

Majority: 11,095                                                     Share of Valid Votes = 47.7%

 

Edinburgh South West

2019 Electorate = 73,501                                    2017 Electorate = 71,178
2019 Turnout = 71%                                            2017 Turnout = 69.5%

Successful Candidate: Joanna Cherry – Scottish National Party (SNP)

Majority: 11,982                                                      Share of Valid Votes = 47.6%

 

Edinburgh West

2019 Electorate = 72,507                                     2017 Electorate = 71,500
2019 Turnout = 75.4%                                          2017 Electorate = 73.9%

Successful Candidate: Christine Jardine – Liberal Democrats

Majority: 3,769                                                        Share of Valid Votes = 39.9%

  

East Lothian Council

East Lothian

2019 Electorate = 81,600                                      2017 Electorate = 79,093
2019 Turnout = 71.86%                                         2017 Turnout = 70.6%

Successful Candidate: Kenneth MacAskill – Scottish National Party (SNP)

Majority: 3,886                                                        Share of Valid Votes = 36.2%

  

Midlothian Council

Midlothian

2019 Electorate = 70,544                                      2017 Electorate = 68,328
2019 Turnout = 68.8%                                           2017 Turnout = 66.4%

Successful Candidate: Owen Thompson – Scottish National Party (SNP)

 Majority: 5,705                                                       Share of Valid Votes = 41.5%

 

West Lothian Council

Linlithgow & East Falkirk

2019 Electorate =   87,044                                   2017 Electorate = 86,186
2019 Turnout = 66.5%                                          2017 Turnout = 65.1%

Successful Candidate: Martyn Day – Scottish National Party (SNP)

Majority: 11,266                                                     Share of Valid Votes = 44.2%

Livingston

2019 Electorate = 82,285                                      2017 Electorate = 81,208 
2019 Turnout = 66.5%                                           2017 Turnout = 64.7 

Successful Candidate: Hannah Bardell – Scottish National Party (SNP)

Majority: 13,435                                                       Share of Valid Votes = 46.9%

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