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Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill ward of Aberdeen City Council on 30 July 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Kirsty Blackman, now MP for Aberdeen North.

Neil Copland held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
55.1%
Labour
25.1%
Conservative
11.4%
Green
4.2%
Liberal Democrats
4.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Neil Copland 1,690 55.1% +19.6% Elected
Labour Charlie Pirie 771 25.1% -19.9%
Conservative Roy Begg 350 11.4% +6.0%
Green Peter Kennedy 130 4.2% +1.6%
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Waddell 125 4.1% +0.2%
Turnout: 25.7% (-11.0%) - Swing: 19.8% Lab to SNP


2012 Result

Seats

Labour
2
SNP
1

First Preference Votes

Labour
45.0%
SNP
35.5%
Conservative
5.4%
Liberal Democrats
3.9%
Henderson
2.7%
Green
2.6%
Robertson
2.3%
Thomson
1.5%
National Front
1.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Labour George Adam 1,421 37.8% Elected
SNP Kirsty Blackman 823 21.9% Elected
SNP John Lind 512 13.6%
Labour Lesley Dunbar 271 7.2% Elected
Conservative Aric Gilinsky 203 5.4%
Liberal Democrats Brian Dean 145 3.9%
Independent David Henderson 101 2.7%
Green Elva Hills 99 2.6%
Independent Archibald Robertson 87 2.3%
Independent Douglas Thomson 55 1.5%
National Front Claire O'Rourke 41 1.1%
Turnout: 36.7%


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