In Leith Walk there are four councillor positions to be filled and there will be changes from those elected in 2017.

Labour’s Marion Donaldson resigned from the council during her five year term, Lewis Ritchie was charged with sexual assault and lost the SNP whip. Amy McNeese-Mechan has been Vice-Convener of Culture and Communities and the Greens Susan Rae has been instrumental in pushing for participatory budgeting. The two former councillors were both re-elected at Stage 1.

  • The electorate totals 26,683
  • Votes cast 11,130
  • Turnout 41.7%

The 2022 results are as follows:

NamePolitical PartyStage elected
Jack CaldwellLiberal Democrats12
James DalgleishLabour6
Amy McNeese-MechanSNP1
Susan RaeGreens1

These are the 2022 candidates:

  • Scottish Liberal Democrats – CALDWELL, Jack
  • Labour and Co-operative Party – DALGLEISH, James
  • Scottish Family Party: Pro-Family, Pro-Marriage, Pro-Life – DEEPNARAIN, Niel
  • Scottish Conservative and Unionist – FOMBO, Bonus
  • Socialist Labour Party – JACOBSEN, David Don
  • Scottish National Party (SNP) – MCNEESE-MECHAN, Amy
  • Scottish National Party (SNP) – MUNN, Rob
  • Freedom Alliance. Real People. Real Alternative – PULLMAN, Jon
  • Scottish Green Party – RAE, Susan
  • Women’s Equality Party – RENTON, David
  • Communist Party of Britain – SHILLCOCK, Richard Charles
  • Alba Party for independence – SMITH, Joe

2017 results

  • Marion Donaldson – Scottish Labour Party – elected at stage seven
  • Amy Mcneese-Mechan – Scottish National Party (SNP) – elected at stage nine
  • Susan Rae – Scottish Green Party – elected at stage four
  • Lewis Ritchie – Scottish National Party (SNP) – elected at stage nine

Electorate: 24,160
Votes cast: 10,816
Turnout: 44.8%

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Final position of the parties in Edinburgh at the 2022 election

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