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Garscadden/Scotstounhill by-election, 2016

SNP gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Garscadden/Scotstounhill ward of Glasgow City Council on 6 October 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr John Kelly.

Chris Cunningham gained the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
42.6%
Labour
38.8%
Conservative
10.2%
Green
4.8%
Liberal Democrats
1.9%
UKIP
1.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Chris Cunningham 2,135 42.6% +15.6% Elected
Labour Ian Cruikshank 1,944 38.8% -22.8%
Conservative Ary Jaff 510 10.2% +7.6%
Green Gillian MacDonald 242 4.8% +2.1%
Liberal Democrats James Speirs 97 1.9% +0.8%
UKIP Donald Mackay 83 1.7% +0.9%
Turnout: 23.8% (-16.1%) - Swing: 19.2% Lab to SNP


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6
Chris Cunningham 2,135 2,140 2,150 2,275 2,321 2,906
Ian Cruikshank 1,944 1,953 1,984 2,037 2,204
Ary Jaff 510 536 553 564
Gillian MacDonald 242 247 261
James Speirs 97 105
Donald Mackay 83
Non-transferable 0 30 63 135 486 2,105
Quota: 2,506


2012 Result

Seats

Labour
3
SNP
1

First Preference Votes

Labour
61.6%
SNP
27.0%
Green
2.7%
Conservative
2.6%
Jarvis
1.8%
Christian
1.6%
Liberal Democrats
1.1%
UKIP
0.8%
TUSC
0.4%
Glasgow First
0.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Labour Liz Cameron 2,295 28.0% Elected
Labour Paul Rooney 2,220 27.0% Elected
SNP Graeme Hendry 1,820 22.2% Elected
Labour John Kelly 541 6.6% Elected
SNP David Wilson 400 4.9%
Green Martin Schmierer 221 2.7%
Conservative Susan McCourt 215 2.6%
Independent Phil Jarvis 151 1.8%
Christian John Cormack 135 1.6%
Liberal Democrats James Speirs 90 1.1%
UKIP Ian Cumming 69 0.8%
TUSC Ryan Stuart 29 0.4%
Glasgow First Mark Muir 22 0.3%
Turnout: 39.9%


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