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Lerwick South, 2008

A by-election was held for the Lerwick South ward of Shetland Islands Council on 28 February 2008 following the death of independent Cllr Cecil Eunson.

Jonathan Wills gained the seat as an independent.

Result
First Preferences Share
Independent
25.1%
Independent
17.6%
Independent
17.2%
Independent
13.8%
Conservative
12.8%
Other
13.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Independent Jonathan Wills 332 25.1% N/A Yes
Independent Peter Campbell 233 17.6% N/A
Independent Lyle Williamson 228 17.2% N/A
Independent Robbie Leith 183 13.8% +5.7%
Conservative Maurice Mullay 169 12.8% +4.2%
Independent Geoff Feather 87 6.6% +1.4%
Independent Larry Deyell 63 4.8% N/A
Independent Vic Thomas 29 2.2% N/A

Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Jonathan Wills 332 335 350 361 402 462 576
Peter Campbell 233 240 246 272 317 370 465
Lyle Williamson 228 229 234 245 286 337
Robbie Leith 183 188 204 216 228
Maurice Mullay 169 171 177 199
Geoff Feather 87 91 96
Larry Deyell 63 66
Vic Thomas 29
Non-transferable 0 4 17 31 91 155 283


2007 Result
Seats
Independent
4
First Preferences Share
Independent
26.4%
Independent
25.6%
Independent
10.8%
Conservative
8.6%
Socialist
8.1%
Other
20.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Independent Cecil Eunson 489 26.4% Yes
Independent Gussie Angus 473 25.6% Yes
Independent Cecil Smith 199 10.8% Yes
Conservative Maurice Mullay 159 8.6%
Socialist Robbie Leith 150 8.1%
Independent Jim Henry 127 6.9% Yes
Independent Michael Peterson 116 6.3%
Independent Geoff Feather 97 5.2%
Independent Lindsay Smith 40 2.2%
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