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Leven, Kennoway and Largo by-election, 2016

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Leven, Kennoway and Largo ward of Fife Council on 15 December 2016 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Alistair Hunter who was emigrating to Australia.

Alistair Suttie held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
37.0%
Labour
28.4%
Conservative
18.5%
Liberal Democrats
14.3%
Green
1.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Alistair Suttie 1,501 37.0% -4.0% Elected
Labour Colin Davidson 1,155 28.4% -6.9%
Conservative Graham Ritchie 752 18.5% +11.7%
Liberal Democrats Steve Wood 580 14.3% +4.3%
Green Iain Morrice 74 1.8% n/a
Turnout: 27.6% (-12.7%) - Swing: 1.5% Lab to SNP


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4 5
Alistair Suttie 1,501 1,532 1,615 1,668 2,214
Colin Davidson 1,155 1,169 1,302 1,620
Graham Ritchie 752 754 954
Steve Wood 580 590
Iain Morrice 74
Non-transferable 0 17 191 774 1,848
Quota: 2,032


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
2
Labour
2

First Preference Votes

SNP
41.0%
Labour
35.3%
Liberal Democrats
10.0%
Senior Citizens
6.9%
Conservative
6.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP David Alexander 1,383 23.4% Elected
Labour Charles Haffey 1,128 19.1% Elected
Labour Tom Adams 958 16.2% Elected
SNP Alistair Hunter 744 12.6% Elected
Liberal Democrats Christopher Trotter 589 10.0%
Senior Citizens Joe Cochrane 409 6.9%
Conservative Dave Mole 402 6.8%
SNP Alistair Suttie 298 5.0%
Turnout: 40.3%


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