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Edinburgh West

Shows the general election results for Edinburgh West, which is a constituency in City of Edinburgh. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 72,507 and a turnout of 75.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Majority
3,769
Electorate
72,507
Turnout
75.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
LD 39.9%
SNP 33.0%
Con 17.0%
Lab 8.2%
Green 1.9%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Christine Jardine  LD 21,766 39.9 5.6
Sarah Masson  SNP 17,997 33.0 4.4
Graham Hutchison  Con 9,283 17.0 -4.9
Craig Bolton  Lab 4,460 8.2 -6.7
Elaine Gunn * Green 1,027 1.9 1.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD SNP Con Lab Green Scotland's Independence Referendum Party UKIP SSP
2005 49.5% 9.1% 19.5% 18.6% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 35.9% 13.2% 23.2% 27.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 33.1% 39.0% 12.3% 11.7% 2.1% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0%
2017 34.3% 28.6% 21.9% 14.9% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 39.9% 33.0% 17.0% 8.2% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
563 Edinburgh West 6.9%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
630 Edinburgh West 39.9%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
46 Edinburgh West 75.2%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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