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.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 4 candidates ran for election.

Summary

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
3,425
Electorate
65,896
Turnout
66%

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
Tommy Sheppard
Scottish National Party
18,509 42.5% -6.7%
Patsy King
Labour
15,084 34.7% 4.8%
Katie Mackie
Conservative
8,081 18.6% 8.6%
Tristan Gray
Liberal Democrat
1,849 4.2% 1.4%