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Election for the constituency of Edinburgh South on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Edinburgh South, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour hold by Ian Murray with a majority of 2,637 - 5.4% - on a turnout of 74.9%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MURRAY, Ian Lab 19,293 39.1% 4.4%
HAY, Neil SNP 16,656 33.8% 26.1%
BRIGGS, Miles Con 8,626 17.5% -4.1%
MEYER, Phyl Green 2,090 4.2% 2.2%
SUBBARAMAN, Pramod LD 1,823 3.7% -30.3%
MARSHALL, Paul UKIP 601 1.2% -
FOX, Colin SSP 197 0.4% -

An electorate of 65,801, having a valid vote count of 49,286 and an invalid vote count of 54.

Result declared at 04:32 on 8 May 2015. 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.