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An Taobh Siar agus Nis by-election, October 2015

New Independent gain

A by-election was held for the Taobh Siar agus Nis ward of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar on 7 October 2015 following the death of Independent Cllr Iain Morrison.

John MacLeod gained the seat as a new Independent.

A previous by-election was scheduled to held in the Taobh Siar agus Nis ward on 12 March 2015, covered here.

Result

MacLeod
86.9%
Froggatt
7.4%
Green
5.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
Independent John MacLeod 886 86.9% n/a Elected
Independent Richard Froggatt 75 7.4% n/a
Green Gavin Humphreys 59 5.8% n/a
Turnout: 39.8% (-16.5%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result

Seats

Morrison
1
MacKay
1
SNP
1
Murray
1

First Preference Votes

Morrison
24.2%
MacKay
21.2%
SNP
20.4%
Murray
19.7%
MacLennan
8.1%
Dunlop
6.4%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Independent Iain Morrison 354 24.2% Elected
Independent John MacKay 310 21.2% Elected
SNP Kenneth MacLeod 298 20.4% Elected
Independent Kenneth Murray 289 19.7% Elected
Independent Alastair MacLennan 119 8.1%
Independent Alastair Dunlop 94 6.4%
Turnout: 56.3%


Blog

By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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