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Almond and Earn by-election, 2016

Conservative gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Almond and Earn ward of Perth and Kinross Council on 7 April 2016 following the death of Independent Cllr Alan Jack.

Kathleen Baird gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
48.1%
SNP
38.7%
Labour
6.4%
Liberal Democrats
4.6%
UKIP
2.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
Conservative Kathleen Baird 1,651 48.1% +18.0% Elected
SNP Wilma Lumsden 1,327 38.7% -2.5%
Labour Dave MacKenzie 219 6.4% -3.6%
Liberal Democrats George Hayton 157 4.6% -2.0%
UKIP Denise Baykal 77 2.2% n/a
Turnout: 39.3% - Swing: 10.3% SNP to Con


Transfers

Round 1 2 3
Kathleen Baird 1,651 1,681 1,720
Wilma Lumsden 1,327 1,334 1,370
Dave MacKenzie 219 228 280
George Hayton 157 163
Denise Baykal 77
Non-transferable 0 25 61
Quota: 1,716


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
1
Conservative
1
Jack
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
41.2%
Conservative
30.1%
Jack
12.0%
Labour
10.0%
Liberal Democrats
6.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Conservative Alan Livingstone 1,112 30.1% Elected
SNP Henry Anderson 892 24.2% Elected
SNP Wilma Lumsden 628 17.0%
Independent Alan Jack 444 12.0% Elected
Labour Andrew Dundas 369 10.0%
Liberal Democrats George Hayton 244 6.6%
Turnout: not published


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