Edinburgh East parliamentary constituency
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2015 General election results
Winner Scottish National Party Gain (19.3% majority)
MP Tommy Sheppard
Seat type SNP-Lab Semi-Marginal seat
Turnout 70.1% (Total electorate: 67141)
Region Scotland
Edinburgh East results for General election, 2015

Share of election votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Tommy Sheppard
SNP 23,188 49.2% +28.8
Sheila Gilmore
Lab 14,082 29.9% -13.5
James McMordie
Con 4,670 9.9% -1.0
Peter McColl
Gre 2,809 6.0% +0.9
Karen Utting
Lib 1,325 2.8% -16.6
Oliver Corbishley
UKI 898 1.9%
Ayesha Saleem
Ind 117 0.2%
Last four MPs
2015
Tommy Sheppard
Scottish National Party
2010
Sheila Gilmore
Labour
Party spending in 2015
Party spending in Edinburgh East

Total spending £46,412 (ranked 219 of 650)

Conservative Con 9.6%
Labour Lab 32.5%
Liberal Democrats LD 0.0%
UK Independence Party UKIP 1.3%
Green Party Gre 17.4%
Scottish National Party SNP 37.0%
Plaid Cymru PC 0.0%
Other Oth 2.1%
Alliance Party AP 0.0%
Social Democratic & Labour Party SDLP 0.0%
Sinn Féin SF 0.0%
Democratic Unionist Party DUP 0.0%
Ulster Unionist Party UUP 0.0%
Demographics in Edinburgh East
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