Edinburgh Pentlands


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Lynda Clark Labour 15,79740.6%
Malcolm Rifkind Conservative 14,05536.1%
Stewart Gibb SNP 4,21010.8%
David Walker LibDem 4,21010.8%
Jimmy Mearns Scottish Socialist 5551.4%
Bill McMurdo UKIP 1050.3%

Electorate 60,484; Turnout 64.4%; Majority 1,742 (4.5%)

Swing: 3.1% to Con from Lab; Declared: 3.29am


General Election result, May 1997

Lab gain
L Clark Labour19,675 43.01%
M Rifkind Conservative14,813 32.38%
S Gibb SNP 5,952 13.01%
J Dawe LibDem4,575 10.00%
M McDonald Referendum422 0.92%
R Harper Green224 0.49%
A McConnachie UKIP 81 0.18%

Electorate: 60,338; Turnout: 75.81%; Lab majority 4,862 (10.63%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 9.80%


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