Craigentinny/Duddingston by-election result

The Craigentinny/Duddingston Council by-election result has been announced at the Edinburgh City Chambers.

The declaration was made on Friday, 13 November by Returning Officer for Edinburgh, Andrew Kerr.

Ethan Young, Scottish National Party (SNP), has been duly elected to serve in the City of Edinburgh Council as a member for the Craigentinny/Duddingston Ward.

Returning Officer for Edinburgh, Andrew Kerr, said:

I’d like to thank all those who took part in the by-election, despite the challenging circumstances we face. It’s been a difficult year but local democracy is still extremely important, so I’m pleased to welcome Ethan Young, who will help represent the community as we work to emerge from the crisis, and on a range of other issues affecting the ward and city.

I also want to take this opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and planning that has gone into staging this election. I’ve heard from many constituents who have praised the safe, physically distanced voting process, which is with thanks to our Elections Team, who have spent months preparing for the event.

The turnout for the by-election was 31.6%.

Find further details of the results on the Council website.

Published: November 13th 2020