Midlothian - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Midlothian 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.

NameMidlothian
RegionScotland
1st in 2017Labour
2nd in 2017SNP
Swing To Lose0.98%

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 2017Labour
Election 2015SNP
Election 2010Labour
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Labour
Election 2005Labour
Election 2001Labour
Election 1997Labour
Election 1992Labour
Election 1987Labour
Election 1983Labour

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour16,45836.35%+6.16%
SNP15,57334.40%-16.20%
Conservative11,52125.45%+13.53%
Liberal Democrat1,7213.80%+1.46%
Majority8851.95%-
Turnout45,27366.26%-4.95%
Electorate68,328--
Swing from SNP to Labour-11.18%-
Labour gain from SNP

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SNP24,45350.59%+29.95%
Labour14,59430.20%-16.82%
Conservative5,76011.92%+0.04%
Green1,2192.52%+1.01%
UKIP1,1732.43%+1.50%
Liberal Democrat1,1322.34%-14.76%
Majority9,85920.40%-
Turnout48,33171.21%+7.28%
Electorate67,875--
Swing from Labour to SNP-23.39%-
SNP gain from Labour

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour18,44947.01%+1.52%
SNP8,10020.64%+3.67%
Liberal Democrat6,71117.10%-9.12%
Conservative4,66111.88%+2.50%
Green5951.52%N/A
UKIP3640.93%N/A
Minor1960.50%N/A
Others1660.42%N/A
Majority10,34926.37%-
Turnout39,24263.93%+1.75%
Electorate61,387--
Swing from Labour to SNP-1.07%-
Labour hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour17,15345.49%0.00%
Liberal Democrat9,88826.23%0.00%
SNP6,40016.97%0.00%
Conservative3,5379.38%0.00%
Others7261.93%N/A
Majority7,26519.27%-
Turnout37,70462.17%-0.47%
Electorate60,644--
Swing-0.00%-
Labour hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour17,15345.49%-7.23%
Liberal Democrat9,88826.23%+13.39%
SNP6,40016.97%-4.37%
Conservative3,5379.38%-0.19%
Minor7261.93%N/A
Majority7,26519.27%-
Turnout37,70462.64%+3.57%
Electorate60,193--
Swing from Labour to Liberal Democrat-10.31%-
Labour hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour15,14552.73%-0.78%
SNP6,13121.34%-4.16%
Liberal Democrat3,68612.83%+3.65%
Conservative2,7489.57%-1.33%
Minor8372.91%N/A
Others1770.62%N/A
Majority9,01431.38%-
Turnout28,72459.07%-15.05%
Electorate48,625--
Swing from SNP to Labour-1.69%-
Labour hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour18,86153.51%+9.63%
SNP8,99125.51%+3.66%
Conservative3,84210.90%-9.22%
Liberal Democrat3,2359.18%-3.96%
Minor3200.91%N/A
Majority9,87028.00%-
Turnout35,24974.13%-3.68%
Electorate47,552--
Swing from SNP to Labour-2.99%-
Labour hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour20,58843.87%-4.38%
SNP10,25421.85%+11.27%
Conservative9,44320.12%+1.88%
Liberal Democrat6,16413.14%N/A
Green4761.01%+0.13%
Majority10,33422.02%-
Turnout46,92577.81%+0.61%
Electorate60,311--
Swing from Labour to SNP-7.82%-
Labour hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour22,55348.25%+5.51%
SDP-Liberal Alliance10,30022.04%-7.14%
Conservative8,52718.24%-3.61%
SNP4,94710.58%+4.36%
Green4120.88%N/A
Majority12,25326.22%-
Turnout46,73977.19%+2.16%
Electorate60,549--
Swing from SDP-Liberal Alliance to Labour-6.33%-
Labour hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour19,40142.74%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance13,24529.18%N/A
Conservative9,92221.86%N/A
SNP2,8266.23%N/A
Majority6,15613.56%-
Turnout45,39475.04%N/A
Electorate60,496--
Swing-N/A-
Labour win
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