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Bannockburn, 2009

A by-election was held for the Bannockburn ward of Stirling Council on 30 April 2009 following the disqualification of Labour Cllr Gerald O'Brien.

Violet Weir held the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
39.9%
SNP
37.6%
Independent
8.1%
Conservative
6.1%
Independent
3.1%
Other
5.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Violet Weir 1,131 39.9% -11.1% Yes
SNP Bill McDonald 1,067 37.6% +4.4%
Independent Tommy Brookes 229 8.1% N/A
Conservative Catherine Berrill 173 6.1% -1.2%
Independent Breda O'Brien 89 3.1% N/A
Lib Dems Ethne Brown 82 2.9% -0.8%
Green Duncan Illingsworth 36 1.3% N/A
Independent Paul Campbell 28 1.0% N/A

Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Violet Weir 1,131 1,134 1,141 1,162 1,175 1,196 1,288
Bill McDonald 1,067 1,072 1,078 1,095 1,110 1,162 1,228
Tommy Brookes 229 232 235 240 272 303
Catherine Berill 173 176 178 194 201
Brenda O'Brien 89 94 96 99
Ethne Brown 82 83 91
Duncan Illingworth 36 36
Paul Campbell 28
Non-transferable 0 8 16 45 77 174 319


2007 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
51.0%
SNP
33.2%
Conservative
7.3%
Independent
4.9%
Lib Dems
3.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Alasdair MacPherson 1,469 33.2% Yes
Labour Margaret Brisley 1,376 31.1% Yes
Labour Gerard O'Brien 883 19.9% Yes
Conservative Alastair McCulloch 323 7.3%
Independent Stephen Evans 216 4.9%
Lib Dems David Smith 164 3.7%
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