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Avondale South by-election, 2006

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Avondale South ward of South Lanarkshire Council on 30 March 2006 following the death of Conservative Cllr Hamish MacDonald.

Stanley Hogarth held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
51.0%
Labour
20.7%
SNP
14.5%
Brown
5.2%
Green
4.7%
Liberal Democrats
3.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Stanley Hogarth 775 51.0% +9.3%
Labour Peter Duff 315 20.7% -6.8%
SNP William Holman 221 14.5% -7.3%
Independent Stuart Brown 79 5.2% n/a
Green Kirsten Robb 71 4.7% n/a
Liberal Democrats Bernard Hughes 59 3.9% -5.1%
Turnout: 39.8% (n/a) - Majority: 460 (30.3%) - Swing: 8.1% from Lab to Con


2003 Result

Conservative
41.7%
Labour
27.5%
SNP
21.8%
Liberal Democrats
9.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Hamish MacDonald 843 41.7%
Labour Peter Duff 557 27.5%
SNP Alan Stevenson 441 21.8%
Liberal Democrats Nigel Benzies 182 9.0%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 286 (14.2%)


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