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East Lothian

Shows the general election results for East Lothian, which is a constituency in East Lothian. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 79,093 and a turnout of 70.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Martin Whitfield
Majority
3,083
Electorate
79,093
Turnout
70.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 36.1%
SNP 30.6%
Con 29.6%
LD 3.1%
Ind 0.7%

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 (%)
Martin Whitfield  Lab 20,158 36.1 5.1
George Kerevan  SNP 17,075 30.6 -12.0
Sheila Low  Con 16,540 29.6 10.1
Elisabeth Wilson * LD 1,738 3.1 0.5
Mike Allan * Ind 367 0.7 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP Con LD Ind Green UKIP SSP Oth
2005 41.5% 13.1% 16.0% 24.8% 0.0% 2.5% 0.7% 1.1% 0.4%
2010 44.6% 16.0% 19.7% 16.9% 0.0% 1.8% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 31.0% 42.5% 19.5% 2.6% 0.3% 2.1% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 36.1% 30.6% 29.6% 3.1% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%