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Kirkshaws by-election, 2006

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Kirkshaws ward of North Lanarkshire Council on 8 December 2005 following the death of Labour Cllr John Gordon.

John Higgins held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
68.9%
SNP
23.0%
Conservative
4.3%
Socialist
3.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour John Higgins 555 68.9%
SNP Frances McGlinchey 185 23.0% -%
Conservative Cindy MacKenzie 35 4.3% -%
Socialist Charlie McCarthy 30 3.7% +%
Turnout: 21.0% (-23.2%) - Majority: 370 (45.9%) - Swing: 7.8% Lab to SNP


2003 Result

Labour
80.7%
SNP
19.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Gordon 1,284 80.7%
SNP Colin Hagerty 307 19.3%
Turnout: 44.2% - Majority: 977 (61.4%)


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