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Edinburgh North and Leith

Shows the general election results for Edinburgh North and Leith, which is a constituency in City of Edinburgh. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,207 and a turnout of 68.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Lazarowicz, Mark
Majority
1,724
Electorate
69,207
Turnout
68.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 37.5%
LD 33.8%
Con 14.9%
SNP 9.6%
Green 2.2%
Lib 0.8%
TUSC 0.5%
SLP 0.3%
Ind 0.3%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Lazarowicz, Mark  Lab 17,740 37.5 3.2
Lang, Kevin  LD 16,016 33.8 4.6
McGill, Iain  Con 7,079 14.9 -3.7
Cashley, Calum  SNP 4,568 9.6 -0.5
Joester, Kate * Green 1,062 2.2 -3.6
Hein, John * Lib 389 0.8 0.8
Black, Willie * TUSC 233 0.5 0.5
Jacobsen, David * SLP 141 0.3 0.3
Macintyre, Cameron * Ind 128 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con SNP Green Lib TUSC SLP Ind SSP
2005 34.2% 29.2% 18.7% 10.2% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 37.5% 33.8% 14.9% 9.6% 2.2% 0.8% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
585 Edinburgh North and Leith 3.6%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
604 Edinburgh North and Leith 37.5%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
197 Edinburgh North and Leith 68.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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