1918 General Election

Edinburgh South

Scottish Unionist gain from Liberal / Charles Murray
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Scottish Unionist with Coalition CouponMurray, Charles14,87475%+29.5%
 LiberalCaird, David4,96625%-29.5%
Majority9,90850%N/A
Turnout19,84061.8%-22.4%
Swing+29.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 12 May 1917 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Solicitor-General for Scotland
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Scottish Unionist with Coalition CouponMurray, Charles David11,17657.7%-17.3%
 LiberalHolmes, Daniel Turner8,17742.3%+17.3%
Majority2,99915.4%-34.6%
Turnout19,35359.3%-2.5%
Swing-17.3%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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