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Edinburgh West

Shows the general election results for Edinburgh West, which is a constituency in City of Edinburgh. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,159 and a turnout of 71.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Crockart, Mike
Majority
3,803
Electorate
65,159
Turnout
71.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 35.9%
Lab 27.7%
Con 23.2%
SNP 13.2%

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 (%)
Crockart, Mike  LD 16,684 35.9 -13.6
Day, Cameron  Lab 12,881 27.7 9.1
Geddes, Stewart  Con 10,767 23.2 3.7
Cleland, Sheena  SNP 6,115 13.2 4.1

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con SNP Green SSP
2005 49.5% 18.6% 19.5% 9.1% 2.1% 1.1%
2010 35.9% 27.7% 23.2% 13.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
487 Edinburgh West 8.2%
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%
625 Edinburgh West 35.9%
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%
93 Edinburgh West 71.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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