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Election for the constituency of Edinburgh East on 8 June 2017

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

SNP hold by Tommy Sheppard with a majority of 3,425 - 7.9% - on a turnout of 66.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SHEPPARD, Tommy SNP 18,509 42.5% -6.7%
KING, Patsy Lab 15,084 34.7% 4.8%
MACKIE, Katie Con 8,081 18.6% 8.6%
GRAY, Tristan LD 1,849 4.2% 1.4%

An electorate of 65,896, having a valid vote count of 43,523 and an invalid vote count of 100.

Result declared at 03:13 on 9 June 2017. 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.