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Abbey, 2011

A by-election was held for the Abbey ward of Dumfries and Galloway Council on 16 June 2011 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Mike Thomson.

Tom McAughtrie gained the seat for Labour.

See also, Abbey, 2008.

Result
First Preferences Share
Conservative
39.7%
Labour
38.5%
SNP
21.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Conservative Kath Lord 1,236 39.7% +5.8%
Labour Tom McAughtrie 1,196 38.5% +10.4% Yes
SNP Yoha Byghan 678 21.8% +4.0%

Transfers
Round 1 Round 2
Kath Lord 1,236 1,391
Tom McAughtrie 1,196 1,448
Yohann Byghan 678
Non-transferable 0 271


2007 Result
Seats
Conservative
2
Labour
1
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Conservative
33.9%
Labour
28.1%
SNP
17.8%
Lib Dems
4.9%
Independent
4.4%
Other
11.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Conservative Ian Blake 1,081 19.7% Yes
SNP Rob Davidson 976 17.8% Yes
Conservative Bruce Hodgson 778 14.2% Yes
Labour Tom McAughtrie 777 14.1%
Labour David Stitt 770 14.0% Yes
Lib Dems Josephine Robertson 267 4.9%
Independent John White 239 4.4%
Independent Stuart Clement 211 3.8%
Independent Ian McMickan 203 3.7%
Independent Michael Thomson 194 3.5%
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