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Election for the constituency of Edinburgh South on 8 June 2017

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

Labour hold by Ian Murray with a majority of 15,514 - 32.4% - on a turnout of 74.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MURRAY, Ian Lab 26,269 54.9% 15.8%
EADIE, Jim SNP 10,755 22.5% -11.3%
SMITH, Stephanie Con 9,428 19.7% 2.2%
BEAL, Alan LD 1,388 2.9% -0.8%

An electorate of 64,553, having a valid vote count of 47,840 and an invalid vote count of 73.

Result declared at 04:10 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.