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Huntly East by-election, 2005

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Huntly East ward of Aberdeenshire Council on 9 June 2005 following the death of Conservative Cllr Alexander Buchan.

Moira Ingleby held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
34.3%
Liberal Democrats
29.5%
SNP
18.3%
Jolly
14.8%
Labour
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Moira Ingleby 419 34.3% -0.9%
Liberal Democrats Eleanor Anderson 360 29.5% -2.2%
SNP Robert Ness 224 18.3% -4.5%
Independent Hamish Jolly 181 14.8% n/a
Labour Bryan Begg 38 3.1% -7.2
Turnout: 43.0% (-3.0%) - Majority: 59 (4.8%) - Swing: 0.7% LD to Con


2003 Result

Conservative
35.2%
Liberal Democrats
31.7%
SNP
22.8%
Labour
10.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Alexander Buchan 453 35.2%
Liberal Democrats Adrian Reeves 408 31.7%
SNP Robert Ness 294 22.8%
Labour Dick Caroll 132 10.3%
Turnout: 46.0% - Majority: 45 (3.5%)


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