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Hawick and Denholm, 2014

A by-election was held for the Hawick and Denholm ward of Scottish Borders Council on 22 May 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr Zandra Elliot.

Watson McAteer gained the seat as an Independent.

Result
First Preferences Share
McAteer
25.5%
Conservative
21.6%
Lib Dems
15.7%
SNP
14.6%
Short
11.3%
Other
11.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Independent Watson McAteer 732 25.5% +25.5% Elected
Conservative Trevor Adams 622 21.6% +7.6%
Lib Dems Ian Turnbull 450 15.7% +7.1%
SNP Harry Stoddart 419 14.6% +2.1%
Independent Marion Short 326 11.3% +11.3%
Independent Davie Paterson 250 8.7% +8.7%
Independent Craig Bryson 74 2.6% +1.6%


Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Watson McAteer 732 750 803 900 1,010 1,222 1,505
Trevor Adams 622 627 638 665 692 798
Ian Turnbull 450 455 485 545 637
Harry Stoddart 419 423 461 505
Marion Short 326 334 385
Davie Paterson 250 269
Craig Bryson 74
Non-transferable 0 15 86 258 534 853 1,368


2012 Result
Seats
Marshall
1
Conservative
1
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Marshall
56.7%
Conservative
14.0%
SNP
12.5%
Lib Dems
8.6%
Labour Co-Op
4.8%
Other
3.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share
Independent Stuart Marshall 1,734 56.7% Elected
Conservative Zandra Elliot 427 14.0% Elected
SNP Alastair Cranston 381 12.5% Elected
Lib Dems Watson McAteer 263 8.6%
Labour Co-Op Michael Grieve 147 4.8%
Borders Mary Douglas 75 2.5%
Independent Craig Bryson 30 1.0%


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