Edinburgh East & Musselburgh


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Gavin Strang Labour 18,12452.6%
Rob Munn SNP 5,95617.3%
Gary Peacock LibDem 4,98114.5%
Peter Finnie Conservative 3,90611.3%
Derek Durkin Scottish Socialist 1,4874.3%

Electorate 59,241; Turnout 58.2%; Majority 12,168 (35.3%)

Swing: 0.4% to Lab from SNP; Declared: 3.15am


General Election result, May 1997

Lab hold
G Strang Labour22,564 53.57%
D White SNP 8,034 19.08%
K Ward Conservative6,483 15.39%
C MacKellar LibDem4,511 10.71%
J Sibbet Referendum526 1.25%

Electorate: 60,097; Turnout: 70.08%; Lab majority 14,530 (34.50%)

Swing from SNP to Lab of 3.90%


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