Skip to main content

Election for the constituency of Edinburgh East on 12 December 2019

An election to the 58th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Edinburgh East, held as part of the general election on 12 December 2019.

SNP hold by Tommy Sheppard with a majority of 10,417 - 21.8% - on a turnout of 68.9%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SHEPPARD, Tommy SNP 23,165 48.4% 5.9%
GILMORE, Sheila Lab 12,748 26.7% -8.0%
PRICE, Eleanor Con 6,549 13.7% -4.9%
REILLY, Jill LD 3,289 6.9% 2.6%
MILLER, Claire Green 2,064 4.3% -

An electorate of 69,424, having a valid vote count of 47,815 and an invalid vote count of 142.

Result declared at 04:34 on 13 December 2019. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

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.