Edinburgh East - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Edinburgh East constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameEdinburgh East
RegionScotland
1st in 2017SNP
2nd in 2017Labour
Swing To Lose3.93%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017SNP
Election 2015SNP
Election 2010Labour
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Labour
Election 2005Labour
Election 1992Labour
Election 1987Labour
Election 1983Labour

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SNP18,50942.53%-6.72%
Labour15,08434.66%+4.75%
Conservative8,08118.57%+8.65%
Liberal Democrat1,8494.25%+1.43%
Majority3,4257.87%-
Turnout43,52366.05%-4.09%
Electorate65,896--
Swing from SNP to Labour-5.73%-
SNP hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SNP23,18849.24%+28.84%
Labour14,08229.91%-13.53%
Conservative4,6709.92%-1.01%
Green2,8095.97%+0.86%
Liberal Democrat1,3252.81%-16.63%
UKIP8981.91%N/A
Minor1170.25%N/A
Majority9,10619.34%-
Turnout47,08970.13%+4.72%
Electorate67,141--
Swing from Labour to SNP-21.18%-
SNP gain from Labour

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour17,31443.43%+3.39%
SNP8,13320.40%+3.38%
Liberal Democrat7,75119.44%-4.98%
Conservative4,35810.93%+0.62%
Green2,0355.10%N/A
Minor2740.69%N/A
Majority9,18123.03%-
Turnout39,86565.41%+4.16%
Electorate60,945--
Swing from SNP to Labour-0.01%-
Labour hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour15,89940.04%0.00%
Liberal Democrat9,69724.42%0.00%
SNP6,76017.02%0.00%
Conservative4,09310.31%0.00%
Others3,2608.21%N/A
Majority6,20215.62%-
Turnout39,70961.25%+0.31%
Electorate64,826--
Swing-0.00%-
Labour hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour15,89940.04%-5.71%
Liberal Democrat9,69724.42%+14.25%
SNP6,76017.02%-1.41%
Conservative4,09310.31%-14.08%
Green2,2665.71%+4.45%
Minor8682.19%N/A
Others1260.32%N/A
Majority6,20215.62%-
Turnout39,70960.95%-12.79%
Electorate65,154--
Swing from Labour to Liberal Democrat-9.98%-
Labour hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour15,44645.75%-4.62%
Conservative8,23524.39%-0.33%
SNP6,22518.44%+8.96%
Liberal Democrat3,43210.17%N/A
Green4241.26%N/A
Majority7,21121.36%-
Turnout33,76273.74%-0.39%
Electorate45,785--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-2.14%-
Labour hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour18,25750.37%+5.48%
Conservative8,96224.73%-3.88%
SDP-Liberal Alliance5,59215.43%-5.59%
SNP3,4349.47%+3.99%
Majority9,29525.64%-
Turnout36,24574.13%+3.72%
Electorate48,895--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-4.68%-
Labour hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour16,16944.89%N/A
Conservative10,30328.61%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance7,57021.02%N/A
SNP1,9765.49%N/A
Majority5,86616.29%-
Turnout36,01870.41%N/A
Electorate51,156--
Swing-N/A-
Labour win
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