Edinburgh East

Edinburgh East is a constituency in City of Edinburgh, Scotland. The seat has been held by Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
9,181
Electorate
60,945
Turnout
65.4%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
17,314 43.4% 3.4%
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
8,133 20.4% 3.4%
Hope, Beverley
Liberal Democrat
7,751 19.4% -5.0%
Donald, Martin
Conservative
4,358 10.9% 0.6%
Harper, Robin
Green Party
2,035 5.1% -0.6%
Clark, Gary
TUSC
274 0.7% 0.7%