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.

2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was held on 12 December 2019. A total of 7 candidates ran for election.

Summary

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Majority
11,982
Electorate
73,501
Turnout
70.9%

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
Joanna Cherry
Scottish National Party
24,830 47.6% 12.0%
Callum Laidlaw
Conservative
12,848 24.6% -8.7%
Sophie Cooke
Labour
7,478 14.3% -12.4%
Tom Inglis
Liberal Democrat
4,971 9.5% 5.2%
Ben Parker
Green Party
1,265 2.4% 2.4%
David Ballantine
The Brexit Party
625 1.2% 1.2%
Mev Brown
Social Democratic Party
114 0.2% 0.2%