Edinburgh West


General Election result, June 2001

Liberal Democrat hold
John Barrett LibDem 16,71942.4%
Elspeth Alexandra Labour 9,13023.1%
Iain Whyte Conservative 8,89422.5%
Alyn Smith SNP 4,04710.3%
Bill Scott Scottish Socialist 6881.7%

Electorate 62,503; Turnout 63.2%; Majority 7,589 (19.2%)

Swing: 2.6% to Lab from LibDem; Declared: 3.31am


General Election result, May 1997

LibDem gain
D Gorrie LibDem20,578 43.20%
J Douglas-HamiltonConservative13,325 27.98%
L Hinds Labour8,948 18.79%
G Sutherland SNP 4,210 8.84%
S Elphick Referendum277 0.58%
P Coombes Liberal263 0.55%
A Jack Ind 30 0.06%

Electorate: 61,715; Turnout: 77.18%; LibD majority 7,253 (15.23%)

Swing from Con to LibD of 11.80%


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