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.

2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was held on 12 December 2019. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
10,417
Electorate
69,424
Turnout
68.9%

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
23,165 48.4% 5.9%
Sheila Gilmore
Labour
12,748 26.7% -8.0%
Eleanor Price
Conservative
6,549 13.7% -4.9%
Jill Reilly
Liberal Democrat
3,289 6.9% 2.6%
Claire Miller
Green Party
2,064 4.3% 4.3%