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George Street/Harbour by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the George Street/Harbour ward of Aberdeen City Council on 1 October 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Andrew May.

Michael Hutchison held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
51.2%
Labour
26.1%
Conservative
10.4%
Green
7.2%
Liberal Democrats
5.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Michael Hutchison 961 51.2% +17.5% Elected
Labour Mike Scott 490 26.1% -5.4%
Conservative Brian Davidson 195 10.4% +3.7%
Green Alex Jarvis 136 7.2% -0.1%
Liberal Democrats Euan Davidson 96 5.1% -4.8%
Turnout: 15.6% (-4.9%) - Swing: 11.5% Lab to SNP


2012 Result

Seats

Labour
2
SNP
1

First Preference Votes

Labour
31.5%
SNP
33.7%
Liberal Democrats
9.9%
Hunter
8.4%
Green
7.3%
Conservative
6.7%
National Front
1.1%
Lovie
1.0%
Rudgley
0.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP Andrew May 672 25.3% Elected
Labour Jean Morrison 456 17.2% Elected
Labour Nathan Morrison 381 14.3% Elected
Liberal Democrats Kris Chapman 262 9.9%
SNP James West 224 8.4%
Independent Jim Hunter 222 8.4%
Green Richie Brian 194 7.3%
Conservative Brian Davidson 178 6.7%
National Front Ross Willett 29 1.1%
Independent Andy Lovie 26 1.0%
Independent Andy Rudgley 14 0.5%
Turnout: 20.5%


Blog

By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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