Edinburgh South West

Edinburgh South West is a constituency in City of Edinburgh, Scotland. The seat has been held by Joanna Cherry (Scottish National Party) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 7 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
8,447
Electorate
66,361
Turnout
68.5%

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
Darling, Alistair
Labour
19,473 42.8% 3.0%
Rust, Jason
Conservative
11,026 24.3% 1.0%
McKay, Timothy
Liberal Democrat
8,194 18.0% -3.0%
Stewart, Kaukab
Scottish National Party
5,530 12.2% 1.6%
Cooney, Clare
Green Party
872 1.9% -1.5%
Fox, Colin
SSP
319 0.7% -0.6%
Bellamy, Caroline
Comm Leagu
48 0.1% 0.1%