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Langside by-election, 2015

SNP gain from Green

A by-election was held for the Langside ward of Glasgow City Council on 6 August 2015 following the resignation of Green Cllr Liam Hainey due to ill health.

Anna Richardson gained the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
49.9%
Labour
21.8%
Green
13.5%
Conservative
8.9%
Liberal Democrats
2.9%
UKIP
1.5%
TUSC
1.4%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Anna Richardson 2,134 49.9% +12.3% Elected
Labour Eileen Dinning 932 21.8% -13.8%
Green Robert Pollock 579 13.5% +4.5%
Conservative Kyle Thornton 379 8.9% +1.7%
Liberal Democrats Will Millinship 125 2.9% -4.4%
UKIP Cailean Mongan 65 1.5% n/a
TUSC Ian Leech 62 1.4% -1.0%
Turnout: 21.7% (-13.1%) - Swing: 13.1% Lab to SNP


Transfers

Round 1 2
Anna Richardson 2,134 2,143
Eileen Dinning 932 945
Robert Pollock 579 598
Kyle Thornton 379 379
Will Millinship 125 125
Cailean Mongan 65 66
Ian Leech 62
Non-transferable 0 20
Quota: 2,139


2012 Result*

Seats

SNP
1
Labour Co-op
1
Green
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
37.6%
Labour
35.6%
Green
9.0%
Liberal Democrats
7.3%
Conservative
7.2%
TUSC
2.4%
Glasgow First
1.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Labour Co-op Archie Graham 2,441 35.6% Elected
SNP Susan Aitken 1,930 28.1% Elected
SNP Alex Hewetson 652 9.5%
Green Liam Hainey 618 9.0% Elected
Liberal Democrats Paul Coleshill 498 7.3%
Conservative Russell Munn 493 7.2%
TUSC Ronnie Stevenson 162 2.4%
Glasgow First Cayleigh Dornan 70 1.0%
Turnout: 34.8%


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