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Bo'ness and Blackness, 2009

A by-election was held for the Bo'ness and Blackness ward of Falkirk Council on 19 November 2009 following the death of SNP Cllr Harry Constable.

Ann Ritchie held the seat for the SNP.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
57.5%
Labour
29.5%
Conservative
10.1%
Lib Dems
2.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
SNP Ann Ritchie 1,604 57.5% +10.3% Yes
Labour Lennox Ainslie 823 29.5% -2.4%
Conservative Lynn Munro 283 10.1% -2.6%
Lib Dems Gavin Chomczuk 79 2.8% N/A


2007 Result
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
47.2%
Labour
31.9%
Conservatives
12.7%
Independent
4.3%
Socialist
3.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Harry Constable 1,723 27.6% Yes
Labour Adrian Mahoney 1,460 23.4% Yes
SNP John Constable 1,221 19.6% Yes
Conservative Lynn Munro 793 12.7%
Labour Ken Wright 532 8.5%
Independent Rob Willox 268 4.3%
Socialist Garry Chapman 239 3.8%
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