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Airyhall/Broomhill/Garthdee, 2011

A by-election was held for the Airyhall/Broomhill/Garthdee ward of Aberdeen City Council on 23 June 2011 following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Scott Cassie.

Gordon Townson gained the seat for the SNP.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
33.2%
Labour
23.3%
Conservative
19.4%
Lib Dems
16.5%
Green
3.0%
Other
4.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
SNP Gordon Townson 1,112 33.2% +15.9% Yes
Labour Angela Taylor 783 23.3% +10.5%
Conservative Bill Berry 649 19.4% -8.0%
Lib Dems Gregor McAbery 554 16.5% -21.1%
Green Richie Brian 101 3.0% N/A
Independent Graham Bennett 98 2.9% -1.9%
Independent Hamish MacKay 32 1.0% N/A
National Front Dave MacDonald 25 0.7% N/A

Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Gordon Townson 1,112 1,115 1,120 1,136 1,161 1,263 1,441 1,792
Angela Taylor 783 783 784 810 829 956 1,068
Bill Berry 649 652 654 656 676 801
Gregor McAbery 554 558 562 584 599
Richie Brian 101 103 104
Graham Bennett 98 99 109 122
Hamish MacKay 32 34
Dave MacDonald 25
Non-transferable 0 10 21 46 89 334 845 1,562


2007 Result
Seats
Lib Dems
2
Conservative
1
First Preferences Share
Lib Dems
37.6%
Conservative
27.4%
SNP
17.3%
Labour
12.8%
Independent
4.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Conservative Jill Wisely 1,911 27.4% Yes
Lib Dems Scott Cassie 1,365 19.6% Yes
Lib Dems Ian Yuill 1,257 18.0% Yes
SNP Rigg Robertson 1,207 17.3%
Labour Allan McIntosh 894 12.8%
Independent Graham Bennett 332 4.8%
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