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Edinburgh West

Shows the general election results for Edinburgh West, which is a constituency in City of Edinburgh. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,500 and a turnout of 73.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Christine Jardine
Majority
2,988
Electorate
71,500
Turnout
73.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
LD 34.3%
SNP 28.6%
Con 21.9%
Lab 14.9%
Scotland's Independence Referendum Party 0.3%

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 (%)
Christine Jardine  LD 18,108 34.3 1.2
Toni Giugliano  SNP 15,120 28.6 -10.3
Sandy Batho  Con 11,559 21.9 9.6
Mandy Telford  Lab 7,876 14.9 3.2
Mark Whittet * Scotland's Independence Referendum Party 132 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD SNP Con Lab Scotland's Independence Referendum Party Green UKIP SSP
2005 49.5% 9.1% 19.5% 18.6% 0.0% 2.1% 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% 0.0% 2.1% 1.9% 0.0%
2017 34.3% 28.6% 21.9% 14.9% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%