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Denny and Banknock by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Denny and Banknock ward of Falkirk Council on 13 August 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr John McNally, now MP for Falkirk.

Paul Garner held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
69.1%
Labour
14.7%
Conservative
11.6%
Green
4.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Paul Garner 2,576 69.1% +30.2% Elected
Labour Andrew Bell 549 14.7% -15.9%
Conservative David Grant 431 11.6% +7.9%
Green Brian Capaloff 170 4.6% n/a
Turnout: 26.1% (-13.4%) - Swing: 23.1% Lab to SNP


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
2
Labour
1
McCabe
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
38.9%
Labour
30.6%
McCabe
11.7%
Waddell
7.7%
Hamid
7.3%
Conservative
3.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP John McNally 1,502 28.2% Elected
Labour Jim Blackwood 1,189 22.3% Elected
Independent Brian McCabe 622 11.7%
SNP Martin Oliver 571 10.7% Elected
Labour Terrie Hay 443 8.3%
Independent Alex Waddell 411 7.7%
Independent Khalid Hamid 387 7.3%
Conservative David Grant 196 3.7%
Turnout: 39.5%


Blog

By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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