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Coatbridge North and Glenboig, 2011

A by-election was held for the Coatbridge North and Glenboig ward of North Lanarkshire Council on 27 October 2011 following the death of Labour Cllr Tony Clarke.

Michael McPake held the seat for Labour.

A previous by-election was held in this ward on 4 June 2009, covered here.

A later by-election was held in this ward on 22 September 2016, covered here.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
52.3%
SNP
39.0%
Conservative
6.0%
Lib Dems
2.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Michael McPake 1,527 52.3% +4.5% Yes
SNP Julie McAnulty 1,139 39.0% +9.6%
Conservative Bob Burgess 174 6.0% -4.6%
Lib Dems Graham Dale 78 2.7% N/A

2007 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
Independent
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
47.9%
SNP
29.4%
Conservative
10.6%
Independent
9.0%
Socialist
3.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP John Wilson 1,983 29.4% Yes
Labour Tony Clarke 1,982 29.4% Yes
Labour Bill Shields 828 12.3% Yes
Conservative Alexander Thornton 714 10.6%
Independent Martin McWilliams 604 9.0% Yes
Labour Gerry Somers 416 6.2%
Socialist John Moffat 219 3.3%

News
"New councillor Michael McPake pays tribute to predecessor after by-election win", STV Coatbridge, 28 October
"Scottish Labour hold Coatbridge North and Glenboig council ward", STV Coatbridge, 28 October
"Coatbridge North & Glenboig by-election", Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser, 26 October
"Locals encouraged to use their vote in Coatbridge by-election", STV Coatbridge, 24 October
"Four candidates to contest Coatbridge North by-election", Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser, 12 October
"Candidates announced for Councillor Tony Clarke's ward", STV Coatbridge, 7 October
"October by-election in Coatbridge North and Glenboig", Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser, 5 October
"By-election called for Councillor Tony Clarke's ward", STV Coatbridge, 30 September
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