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Govan, 2013

A by-election was held for the Govan ward of the Glasgow City Council on 10 October 2013 following the death of SNP Cllr Alison Hunter.

John Kane gained the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
43.4%
SNP
30.1%
No Bedroom Tax
9.4%
Conservative
4.5%
UKIP
2.4%
Other
10.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Labour John Kane 2,055 43.4% +11.2% Elected
SNP Helen Walker 1,424 30.1% -2.5%
No Bedroom Tax John Flanagan 446 9.4% +9.4%
Conservative Richard Sullivan 215 4.5% +1.3%
UKIP Janice MacKay 113 2.4% +2.4%
Green Moira Crawford 112 2.4% -0.9%
Independent George Laird 103 2.2% +2.2%
Lib Dems Ewan Hoyle 73 1.5% +0.2%
Christian John Cormack 60 1.3% +1.3%
Independent Thomas Rannachan 52 1.1% +1.1%
Communist Ryan Boyle 35 0.7% +0.7%
Solidarity Joyce Drummond 28 0.6% -0.3%
Britannica Charles Baillie 19 0.4% +0.4%
Democratic Alliance James Trolland 1 0.0% -


Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
John Kane 2,055 2,055 2,056 2,058 2,062 2,075 2,082 2,108 2,137 2,149 2,180 2,216 2,417
Helen Walker 1,424 1,425 1,426 1,431 1,435 1,449 1,456 1,466 1,485 1,497 1,541 1,575 1,678
John Flanagan 446 446 449 455 466 479 483 487 503 517 541 564
Richard Sullivan 215 215 216 216 216 218 229 237 243 269 275
Janice MacKay 113 113 116 116 116 116 119 120 126
Moira Crawford 112 112 113 116 125 129 131 142 150 158
George Laird 103 103 103 105 105 106 114 118
Ewan Hoyle 73 73 74 75 76 76 79
John Cormack 60 60 61 62 65 65
Thomas Rannachan 52 52 52 52 53
Ryan Boyle 35 35 35 37
Joyce Drummond 28 28 29
Charles Baillie 19 19
James Trolland 1
Non-transferable 0 0 6 13 17 23 43 58 92 146 199 381 641


2012 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
Glasgow First
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
32.2%
SNP
32.6%
Glasgow First
14.4%
Flanagan
9.3%
Green
3.3%
Other
8.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour James Adams 1,727 24.9% Yes
SNP Alison Hunter 1,460 21.1% Yes
Independent John Flanagan 644 9.3%
Glasgow First Stephen Dornan 603 8.7% Yes
Labour Fariha Thomas 504 7.3% Yes
SNP Jonathan Mackie 443 6.4%
Glasgow First Shaukat Butt 398 5.7%
SNP Tahir Mohammed 356 5.1%
Green Jesper Bach 229 3.3%
Conservative Harriet Murdoch 219 3.2%
Unionist Alan Hughes 143 2.1%
Lib Dems Chris Young 87 1.3%
Solidarity Joyce Drummond 60 0.9%
Pirate Finlay Archibald 51 0.7%


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