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Kilsyth, 2008

A by-election was held for the Kilsyth ward of North Lanarkshire Council on 31 January 2008 following the death of Labour Cllr Francis Griffin.

Mark Griffin held the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
63.4%
SNP
30.4%
Green
2.3%
Conservative
1.7%
Socialist
1.6%
Lib Dems
0.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Mark Griffin 1,855 63.4% -0.9% Yes
SNP Claire Fyvie 891 30.4% +2.6%
Green Rob Kay 66 2.3% N/A
Conservative Robert Burgess 50 1.7% -3.2%
Socialist Willie O'Neill 48 1.6% -1.4%
Lib Dems Stuart Douglas 17 0.6% N/A


2007 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
64.3%
SNP
27.8%
Conservative
4.9%
Socialist
3.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Francis Griffin 2,037 38.3% Yes
SNP David Key 1,480 27.8% Yes
Labour Jean Jones 1,386 26.0% Yes
Conservative Archie Giggie 260 4.9%
Socialist Willie O'Neill 162 3.0%
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