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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 2017 it had a total electorate of 79,473 and a turnout of 71.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Deidre Brock
Majority
1,625
Electorate
79,473
Turnout
71.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SNP 34.0%
Lab 31.2%
Con 27.2%
LD 4.6%
Green 3.1%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Deidre Brock  SNP 19,243 34.0 -6.9
Gordon Munro  Lab 17,618 31.2 -0.1
Iain McGill  Con 15,385 27.2 11.0
Martin Veart * LD 2,579 4.6 0.0
Lorna Slater * Green 1,727 3.1 -2.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con LD Green UKIP Left Unity - Trade Unionists and Socialists Lib TUSC SLP Ind SSP
2005 10.2% 34.2% 18.7% 29.2% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 9.6% 37.5% 14.9% 33.8% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 40.9% 31.3% 16.2% 4.5% 5.4% 1.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 34.0% 31.2% 27.2% 4.6% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
586 Edinburgh North and Leith 2.9%
650 North East Fife 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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
646 Edinburgh North and Leith 34.0%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
224 Edinburgh North and Leith 71.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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