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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 2019 it had a total electorate of 81,336 and a turnout of 73%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
12,808
Electorate
81,336
Turnout
73%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SNP 43.7%
Lab 22.1%
Con 18.5%
LD 11.2%
Green 3.3%
BXT 0.9%
Renew 0.2%

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 (%)
Deidre Brock  SNP 25,925 43.7 9.7
Gordon Munro  Lab 13,117 22.1 -9.1
Iain McGill  Con 11,000 18.5 -8.7
Bruce Wilson  LD 6,635 11.2 6.6
Steve Burgess * Green 1,971 3.3 0.3
Robert Speirs * BXT 558 0.9 0.9
Heather Astbury * Renew 138 0.2 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con LD Green BXT Renew 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% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 9.6% 37.5% 14.9% 33.8% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 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% 0.0% 0.0% 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% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 43.7% 22.1% 18.5% 11.2% 3.3% 0.9% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
350 Edinburgh North and Leith 10.8%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
588 Edinburgh North and Leith 21.8%
650 South Down 16.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
104 Edinburgh North and Leith 145.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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