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Baillieston, September 2008

A by-election was held for the Baillieston ward of Glasgow City Council on 18 September 2008 following the resignation of SNP Cllr John Mason MP.

David Turner held the seat for the SNP.

See also, Baillieston, November 2008.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
44.6%
Labour
41.7%
Conservative
5.0%
Lib Dems
3.1%
Solidarity
1.4%
Other
4.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
SNP David Turner 2,318 44.6% +11.4% Yes
Labour Andy Muir 2,167 41.7% -4.2%
Conservative John Anderson 259 5.0% -1.5%
Lib Dems David Jackson 159 3.1% -0.7%
Solidarity Tricia McLeish 74 1.4% -3.1%
BNP Charles Baillie 73 1.4% N/A
Socialist Daniel O'Donnell 58 1.1% -1.1%
Green Moira Crawford 45 0.9% -0.8%
Unionist Ian Dickie 43 0.8% -1.3%

Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
David Turner 2,318 2,320 2,330 2,344 2,355 2,381 2,415 2,511 3,131
Andy Muir 2,167 2,168 2,171 2,186 2,189 2,208 2,264 2,313
John Anderson 259 272 273 274 304 310 341
David Jackson 159 162 171 176 176 180
Tricia McLeish 74 76 80 96 105
Charles Baillie 73 79 81 81
Daniel O'Donnell 58 58 61
Moira Crawford 45 46
Ian Dickie 43
Non-transferable 0 15 29 39 67 117 176 372 2,065


2007 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
2
First Preferences Share
Labour
45.9%
SNP
33.2%
Conservative
6.5%
Solidarity
4.5%
Lib Dems
3.8%
Other
6.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP John Mason 3,199 30.8% Yes
Labour Jim Coleman 2,689 25.9% Yes
Labour Douglas Hay 1,342 12.9% Yes
Labour Robert MacBean 739 7.1%
Conservative George Clark 678 6.5%
Solidarity Michael Kayes 466 4.5%
Lib Dems Marjory Watt 392 3.8%
SNP David McDonald 250 2.4% Yes
Socialist Jim McVicar 224 2.2%
Unionist Ian Dickie 216 2.1%
Green Raymond Morrison 181 1.7%
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