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Kincorth/Nigg/Cove by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Kincorth/Nigg/Cove ward of Aberdeen City Council on 30 July 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Callum McCaig, now MP for Aberdeen South.

Stephen Flynn held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
61.0%
Labour
19.1%
Conservative
9.8%
Liberal Democrats
6.5%
Green
3.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Stephen Flynn 1,939 61.0% +26.9% Elected
Labour Donna Clark 606 19.1% -18.7%
Conservative Philip Sellar 313 9.8% +4.4%
Liberal Democrats Ken McLeod 207 6.5% -1.6%
Green Dan Yeats 114 3.6% n/a
Turnout: 25.3% (-9.1%) - Swing: 22.8% Lab to SNP


2012 Result

Seats

Labour
1
SNP
1
Finlayson
1

First Preference Votes

Labour
37.8%
SNP
34.1%
Finlayson
11.6%
Liberal Democrats
8.1%
Conservative
5.4%
Bothwell
2.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP Callum McCaig 1,389 34.1% Elected
Labour Neil Cooney 1,250 30.7% Elected
Independent Andrew Finlayson 471 11.6% Elected
Liberal Democrats Kate Dean 331 8.1%
Labour Eleanor Morrison 291 7.1%
Conservative Alan Martin 219 5.4%
Independent Neale Bothwell 120 2.9%
Turnout: 34.4%


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By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

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By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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