Edinburgh Eastern Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (14.3% majority)
Constituency MSP Ashten Regan-Denham
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 2 Labour, 2 Green Party
Region Lothian
Electorate 61,088 (-3.6% since 2015)
Edinburgh Eastern results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Ashten Regan-Denham
SNP 16,760 47.3% -0.1
Kezia Dugdale
Lab 11,673 33.0% -7.1
Nick Cook
Con 5,700 16.1% +7.5
Cospatric d'Inverno
Lib 1,264 3.6% -0.4
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Share of top-up region votes: Lothian region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
118,546 36.2%
Conservative Con
74,972 22.9% 3
Labour Lab
67,991 20.8% 2
Green Party Gre
34,551 10.6% 2
Liberal Democrats LD
18,479 5.6%
UK Independence Party UKIP
5,802 1.8%
Women's Equality Party WEP
3,877 1.2%
RISE RISE
1,641 0.5%
Solidarity Sol
1,319 0.4%
Elected regional members for Lothian region
Party
Miles Briggs
Conservative Con
Gordon Lindhurst
Conservative Con
Jeremy Balfour
Conservative Con
Kezia Dugdale
Labour Lab
Neil Findlay
Labour Lab
Alison Johnstone
Green Party Gre
Andy Wightman
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Edinburgh Eastern constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Edinburgh Eastern
2016
Ashten Regan-Denham
Scottish National Party
2011
Kenny MacAskill
Scottish National Party
2007
Kenny MacAskill
Scottish National Party
2003
Susan Deacon
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Edinburgh Eastern

Demographics in Edinburgh Eastern

Unemployment rate

4.6%
Low
Ranked 51 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.9%
High
Ranked 28 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.1%
Low
Ranked 60 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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