Council election results 5 May 2022 - summary

Voting took place on 5 May 22 to elect 22 councillors across six wards.

Across all six wards a total 41,614 cast their votes in East Lothian (47.8% of registered voters). Total electorate of 88,076.

Political standings

  • Scottish Labour Party: 10
  • Scottish National Party: 7
  • Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party: 4
  • Scottish Green Party: 1

Ward 1 (Musselburgh)

Four councillors have been elected:

  • Ruaridh Bennett (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Cher Cassini (Scottish National Party)
  • Andy Forrest (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Shona McIntosh (Scottish Green Party)

Ward 2 (Preston, Seton and Gosford) 

  • Lachlan Bruce (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
  • Neil Gilbert (Scottish National Party)
  • Brooke Ritchie (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Colin Yorkston (Scottish Labour Party)

Ward 3 (Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry) 

  • Fiona Dugdale (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Colin McGinn (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Kenny McLeod (Scottish National Party)
  • Lee-Anne Menzies (Scottish National Party)

Ward 4 (North Berwick Coastal) 

  • Liz Allan (Scottish National Party)
  • Jeremy Findlay (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
  • Carol McFarlane (Scottish Labour Party) 

Ward 5 (Haddington and Lammermuir) 

  • Shamin Akhtar (Scottish Labour Party)
  • George McGuire (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
  • John McMillan (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Tom Trotter (Scottish National Party)

Ward 6 (Dunbar and East Linton) 

  • Donna Collins (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
  • Norman Hampshire (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Lyn Jardine (Scottish National Party)