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Buckie by-election, 2015

SNP gain from Indepndent

A by-election was held for the Buckie ward of Moray Council on 26 March 2015 following the death of Independent Cllr Joe Mackay.

Sonya Warren gained the seat for the SNP.

A previous by-election was held in Buckie ward on 30 January 2014, covered here.

Result

SNP
59.5%
Calder
27.9%
Conservative
12.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Sonya Warren 1,485 59.5% +14.4% Elected
Independent Norman Calder 696 27.9% n/a
Conservative Tim Eagle 315 12.6% +5.5%
Turnout: 32.3% (-2.1%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
1
McKay
1
Mackay
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
45.1%
McKay
25.7%
Mackay
22.1%
Conservative
7.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
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%
Turnout: 34.4%


Blog

By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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