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.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Majority
8,135
Electorate
72,149
Turnout
71.5%

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
Joanna Cherry
Scottish National Party
22,168 43.0% 30.8%
Ricky Henderson
Labour
14,033 27.2% -15.6%
Gordon Lindhurst
Conservative
10,444 20.2% -4.0%
Richard Doherty
Green Party
1,965 3.8% 1.9%
Dan Farthing-Sykes
Liberal Democrat
1,920 3.7% -14.3%
Richard Lucas
UK Independence Party
1,072 2.1% 2.1%