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Highland, 2008

A by-election was held for the Highland ward of Perth and Kinross Council on 21 February 2008 following the death of SNP Cllr Eleanor Howie.

Kate Howie held the seat for the SNP.

See also, Highland, 2011.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
59.9%
Conservative
29.8%
Lib Dems
7.3%
Labour
3.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
SNP Kate Howie 1,891 59.9% +1.6% Yes
Conservative Graham Rees 940 29.8% +4.2%
Lib Dems Andrew Kenton 229 7.3% -6.2%
Labour Anne Chatt 97 3.1% N/A


2007 Result
Seats
SNP
2
Conservative
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
58.3%
Conservative
25.6%
Lib Dems
13.5%
Independent
2.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Eleanor Howie 1,489 32.9% Yes
Conservative Ian Campbell 1,158 25.6% Yes
SNP Ken Lyall 1,150 25.4% Yes
Lib Dems Danus Skene 609 13.5%
Independent Ron Rose 115 2.5%
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