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Midlothian

Shows the general election results for Midlothian, which is a constituency in Midlothian. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 68,328 and a turnout of 66.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Danielle Rowley
Majority
885
Electorate
68,328
Turnout
66.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 36.4%
SNP 34.4%
Con 25.4%
LD 3.8%

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 (%)
Danielle Rowley  Lab 16,458 36.4 6.2
Owen Thompson  SNP 15,573 34.4 -16.2
Chris Donnelly  Con 11,521 25.4 13.5
Ross Laird * LD 1,721 3.8 1.5
* 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 Green UKIP Ind TUSC SSP
2005 45.5% 17.0% 9.4% 26.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 47.0% 20.6% 11.9% 17.1% 1.5% 0.9% 0.5% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 30.2% 50.6% 11.9% 2.3% 2.5% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 36.4% 34.4% 25.4% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%