Edinburgh South


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Nigel Griffiths Labour 15,67142.2%
Marilyne MacLaren LibDem 10,17227.4%
Gordon Buchan Conservative 6,17216.6%
Heather Williams SNP 3,6839.9%
Colin Fox Scottish Socialist 9332.5%
Margaret Hendry Legalise cannabis 5351.4%

Electorate 64,437; Turnout 57.7%; Majority 5,499 (14.8%)

Swing: 7.2% to LibDem from Lab; Declared: 3.38am


General Election result, May 1997

Lab hold
N Griffiths Labour20,993 46.82%
E Smith Conservative9,541 21.28%
M Pringle LibDem7,911 17.64%
J Hargreaves SNP 5,791 12.92%
I McLean Referendum504 1.12%
B Dunn Natural Law98 0.22%

Electorate: 62,949; Turnout: 71.23%; Lab majority 11,452 (25.54%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 8.10%


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