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Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
UK Results

After 650 of 650 seats

Edinburgh East

Parliamentary constituency
SNP HOLD SNP HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

SNP

Scottish National Party

Tommy Sheppard Votes 18,509 header_vote_share 42.5 Net percentage change in seats -6.7
Party

LAB

Labour

Patsy King Votes 15,084 header_vote_share 34.7 Net percentage change in seats +4.8
Party

CON

Conservative

Katie Mackie Votes 8,081 header_vote_share 18.6 Net percentage change in seats +8.6
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Tristan Gray Votes 1,849 header_vote_share 4.2 Net percentage change in seats +1.4

Turnout and SNP majority

SNP majority

3,425

Turnout

66.0%

Vote share

Party %
Scottish National Party 42.5
Labour 34.7
Conservative 18.6
Liberal Democrat 4.2

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+8.6
Labour
+4.8
Liberal Democrat
+1.4
Scottish National Party
-6.7

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Edinburgh East: SNP hold

Result graphic
BBC

Lib Dems gather

Lib Dems gather together at Edinburgh count.
BBC

Last year it was mint; this year it's fruit!

Morag Kinniburgh

BBC Scotland

Bowl of sweets on table
BBC
Bowl of sweets
BBC
SNP GAIN FROM LAB

Results

Scottish National Party
, with candidate Tommy Sheppard
, have the following results:
  • 23,188 total votes taken.
  • 49.2% share of the total vote
  • +28.8% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Sheila Gilmore
, have the following results:
  • 14,082 total votes taken.
  • 29.9% share of the total vote
  • -13.5% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate James McMordie
, have the following results:
  • 4,670 total votes taken.
  • 9.9% share of the total vote
  • -1.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Peter McColl
, have the following results:
  • 2,809 total votes taken.
  • 6.0% share of the total vote
  • +0.9% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Karen Utting
, have the following results:
  • 1,325 total votes taken.
  • 2.8% share of the total vote
  • -16.6% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Oliver Corbishley
, have the following results:
  • 898 total votes taken.
  • 1.9% share of the total vote
  • +1.9% change in share of the votes
TUSC
, with candidate Ayesha Saleem
, have the following results:
  • 117 total votes taken.
  • 0.2% share of the total vote
  • -0.4% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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