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Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch, 2013

A by-election was held for the Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch ward of Fife Council on 20 June 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr William Kay.

John Wincott held the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
45.8%
SNP
41.3%
Conservative
6.6%
UKIP
4.3%
Lib Dems
2.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Labour John Wincott 1,896 45.8% +4.9% Elected
SNP Keith Grieve 1,711 41.3% -6.2%
Conservative Allan Smith 272 6.6% +0.8%
UKIP Peter Taggerty 176 4.3% +4.3%
Lib Dems Harry Wills 83 2.0% +0.5%


Transfers

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
John Wincott 1,896 1,927 1,966 2,095
Derek Howie 1,711 1,724 1,761 1,814
Allan Smith 272 287 335
Peter Taggerty 176 184
Harry Wills 83
Non-transferable 0 16 76 229


2012 Result
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
2
First Preferences Share
SNP
47.5%
Labour
40.9%
Conservative
5.8%
Pensioners
4.2%
Lib Dems
1.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share
Labour William Kay 1,253 23.5% Elected
SNP Fiona Grant 1,193 22.4% Elected
SNP John Beare 946 17.7% Elected
Labour Kay Morrison 930 17.4% Elected
SNP Steven Marwick 397 7.4%
Conservative Allan Smith 310 5.8%
Pensioners Jim Parker 226 4.2%
Lib Dems Michael Steel 82 1.5%


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