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Election for the constituency of Midlothian on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Midlothian, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Labour gain from SNP by Danielle Rowley with a majority of 885 - 2.0% - on a turnout of 66.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ROWLEY, Danielle Lab 16,458 36.4% 6.2%
THOMPSON, Owen SNP 15,573 34.4% -16.2%
DONNELLY, Chris Con 11,521 25.4% 13.5%
LAIRD, Ross LD 1,721 3.8% 1.5%

An electorate of 68,328, having a valid vote count of 45,273 and an invalid vote count of 71.

Result declared at 02:26 on 9 June 2017. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.