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East Kilbride West, 2010

A by-election was held for the East Kilbride West ward of South Lanarkshire Council on 28 October 2010 following the resignation of Cllr Michael McCann MP.

Alan Scott held the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
41.4%
SNP
27.9%
Conservative
19.7%
Green
4.0%
EK Alliance
3.4%
Lib Dems
3.4%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Alan Scott 847 41.4% +0.8% Yes
SNP Pat McGuire 571 27.9% -2.3%
Conservative Ian Harrow 403 19.7% +5.7%
Green Raymond Burke 82 4.0% +0.2%
EK Alliance Brian Jones 71 3.4% -0.6%
Lib Dems Gordon Smith 70 3.4% -3.7%

Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6
Alan Scott 847 863 873 892 973 1,297
Pat McGuire 571 587 606 641 761
Ian Harrow 403 427 442 455
Raymond Burke 82 85 100
Brian Jones 71 76
Gordon Smith 70
Non-transferable 0 17 33 254 437 747


2007 Result
Seats
Labour
1
SNP
1
Conservative
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
40.6%
SNP
30.2%
Conservatives
14.0%
Liberal Democrats
7.1%
EK Alliance
4.2%
Green
3.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP David Watson 1,861 30.2% Yes
Labour Michael McCann 1,805 29.4% Yes
Conservative Graham Simpson 860 14.0% Yes
Labour Margaret McCulloch 688 11.2%
Lib Dems Pauline Aaron 437 7.1%
EK Alliance Brian Jones 259 4.2%
Green Kitty MacKenzie 232 3.8%
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