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Buckie, 2014

A by-election was held for the Buckie ward of Moray Council on 30 January 2014 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Anne McKay.

Gordon Cowie gained the seat as an Independent.

A later by-election was held in Buckie ward on 26 March 2015, covered here.

Result
First Preferences Share
Cowie
44.6%
SNP
36.0%
MacRae
11.8%
Conservative
7.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Independent Gordon Cowie 830 44.6% +44.6% Elected
SNP Linda McDonald 670 36.0% -9.1%
Independent Marc MacRae 220 11.8% +11.8%
Conservative Margaret Gambles 143 7.7% +0.6%


Transfers
Round 1 2 3
Gordon Cowie 830 907 1,034
Linda McDonald 670 679 710
Marc MacRae 220 248
Douglas MacLean 143
Non-transferable 0 29 119


2012 Result
Seats
SNP
1
McKay
1
Mackay
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
45.1%
McKay
25.7%
Mackay
22.1%
Conservative
7.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share
SNP Gordon McDonald 967 38.4% Elected
Independent Anne McKay 648 25.7% Elected
Independent Joe Mackay 557 22.1% Elected
Conservative Margaret Gambles 179 7.1%
SNP Linda McDonald 169 6.7%


Blog
By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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