UK General Election Results - 12 December 2019
A UK Parliamentary General Election was called for Thursday 12 December 2019.
The voting system for the UK Parliamentary General Election is the First Past the Post system. To become a Member of the UK Parliament (MP) in Westminster a candidate simply has to win more votes than any other candidate standing in a particular constituency.
Electors in East Lothian vote for an MP to represent the East Lothian Constituency.
Results of the election are as follows:
- Craig Hoy (Scottish Conservative and Unionist) - 15523
- Kenneth MacAskill (SNP) - 21156
- Robert O'Riordan (Scottish Liberal Democrats) - 4071
- David Sisson (UKIP) - 493
- Martin Whitfield (Scottish Labour Party) 17270
Electorate - 81,600
Total votes cast - 58,627
Percentage Poll - 71.86%
Ballot papers rejected - 114