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Cambuslang East, 2008

A by-election was held for the Cambuslang East ward of South Lanarkshire Council on 6 March 2008 following the death of SNP Cllr John Higgins.

Richard Tullett gained the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
28.0%
SNP
23.5%
Lib Dems
22.4%
Independent
19.6%
Conservative
3.1%
Other
3.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Richard Tullett 725 28.0% -22.4% Yes
SNP Christine Deanie 609 23.5% -0.0%
Lib Dems Tunweer Malik 580 22.4% +8.0%
Independent John McGuinness 509 19.6% N/A
Conservative Malcolm MacAskill 80 3.1% -5.8%
Unionist Jimi Moore 38 1.5% N/A
Socialist David McClemont 32 1.2% -1.9%
Green Susan Martin 21 0.8% N/A

Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Richard Tullett 725 729 739 742 747 922 1,094 1,475
Christine Deanie 609 614 621 625 638 728 962
Tunweer Malik 580 584 589 593 616 669
John McGuinness 509 510 517 521 538
Malcolm MacAskill 80 82 82 94
Jimi Moore 38 39 40
David McClemont 32 35
Susan Martin 21
Non-transferable 0 1 6 19 55 275 540 1,121


2007 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
50.4%
SNP
23.5%
Lib Dems
14.4%
Conservative
8.9%
Socialist
2.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Walter Brogan 1,544 32.4% Yes
SNP John Higgins 1,120 23.5% Yes
Labour Pam Clearie 859 18.0% Yes
Lib Dems Tunweer Malik 684 14.4%
Conservative Louise Campbell 423 8.9%
Socialist David Stevenson 137 2.9%
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