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Inverurie and District by-election, 2017

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Inverurie and District ward of Aberdeenshire Council on 12 October 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Colin Clark after being elected MP for Gordon in June.

Lesley Berry held the seat for the Conservatives.

A previous by-election for Inverurie and District was held on 3 November 2016, covered here.

Result

Conservative
48.5%
SNP
33.3%
Liberal Democrats
8.6%
Labour
8.0%
Green
1.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
ConservativeLesley Berry 1,67248.5%+12.6%Elected
SNPElaine Mitchell 1,14633.3%+5.7%
Liberal DemocratsScott Bremner 2958.6%-3.2%
LabourSarah Flavell 2768.0%+3.7%
GreenCraig Stewart 561.6%n/a
Turnout: 30.9% (-12.4%)   -   Valid votes: 3,445   -   Invalid votes: awaiting publication
Quota: 1,723   -   Swing: 3.5% SNP to Con


Transfers

Awaiting publication of transfers...



2017 Result

Seats

Conservative
1
SNP
1
Whyte
1
Liberal Democrats
1

First Preference Votes

Conservative
35.9%
SNP
27.6%
Whyte
20.4%
Liberal Democrats
11.8%
Labour
4.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Conservative Colin Clark 1,732 35.9% Elected
SNP Neil Baillie 1,085 22.5% Elected
Independent Judy Margaret Whyte 982 20.4% Elected
Liberal Democrats Marion Ewenson 568 11.8% Elected
SNP Bryan Stuart 245 5.1%
Labour Sarah Flavell 206 4.3%
Turnout: 43.3% - Valid votes: 4,818 - Invalid votes: 48


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