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Helensburgh and Lomond South, 2007

A by-election was held for the Helensburgh and Lomond South ward of Argyll and Bute Council on 4 October 2007 following the death of independent Cllr Ronald Kinloch.

Andrew Nisbet gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result
First Preferences Share
Lib Dems
30.3%
Conservative
29.6%
Independent
23.3%
SNP
16.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Lib Dems Andrew Nisbet 642 30.3% -2.0% Yes
Conservative Jim Proctor 627 29.6% +2.9%
Independent Gordon Hanning 493 23.3% N/A
SNP Richard Trail 356 16.8% -1.5%

Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Andrew Nisbet 642 752 1,014 1,525
Jim Proctor 627 684 839
Gordon Hanning 493 606
Richard Trail 356
Non-transferable 0 76 265 593


2007 Result
Seats
Lib Dems
1
Conservative
1
Independent
1
First Preferences Share
Lib Dems
32.3%
Conservative
26.7%
Independent
22.8%
SNP
18.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Conservative David Kinniburgh 835 26.7% Yes
Independent Ronald Kinloch 713 22.8% Yes
Lib Dems Ellen Morton 700 22.4% Yes
SNP Richard Trail 572 18.3%
Lib Dems Karen York 309 9.9%
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