Result of Liberton/Gilmerton by-election
Keith John Robson (Labour and Co-operative Party Candidate) has been elected to the Liberton/Gilmerton ward today (Friday 21 June 2013) following yesterday's by-election.
He was elected at stage seven of the count, with 3448 votes to Derek Howie’s (SNP) 2633. The turnout was 30.6%.
See the full details of the result.
The vacancy was created by the death of Tom Buchanan, who had represented the ward since 2007.