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Forres, 2010

A by-election was held for the Forres ward of Moray Council on 11 November 2010 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Iain Young.

Lorna Creswell won the seat as an independent.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
24.1%
Independent
17.5%
Independent
14.4%
Conservative
14.4%
Green
12.5%
Other
17.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
SNP Aaron McLean 773 24.1% -5.7%
Independent Lorna Creswell 562 17.5% N/A Yes
Independent Anne Skene 463 14.4% N/A
Conservative Paul McBain 463 14.4% -14.4%
Green Fabio Villani 401 12.5% N/A
Labour Mark Cascarino 195 6.1% N/A
Independent Janet Kennedy 192 6.0% N/A
Senior Citizens Andy Anderson 132 4.1% -4.1%
Independent Jane Cotton 30 0.9% N/A

Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Aaron McLean 773 774 789 800 837 899 950 1,045
Lorna Creswell 562 576 615 686 726 878 999 1,399
Anne Skene 463 464 491 541 572 695 860
Paul McBain 463 464 476 486 491 511
Fabio Villani 401 405 419 433 459
Mark Cascarino 195 195 201 205
Janet Kennedy 192 194 201
Andy Anderson 132 135
Jane Cotton 30
Non-transferable 0 4 19 60 126 228 402 767


2007 Result
Seats
Independent
2
SNP
1
Conservative
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
29.8%
Conservative
28.8%
Independent
13.3%
Independent
9.0%
Senior Citizens
8.2%
Other
11.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Irene Ogilvie 1,602 29.8% Yes
Conservative Iain Young 1,546 28.8% Yes
Independent Jeff Hamilton 716 13.3% Yes
Independent Lee Bell 482 9.0% Yes
Senior Citizens Thomas Anderson 438 8.2%
Independent Pat Carroll 326 6.1%
Independent Rick Walker 261 4.9%
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