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Lochardil by-election, 2006

Liberal Democrats gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Lochardil ward of Highland Council on 10 August 2006 following the death of Independent Cllr Margaret MacLennan.

David Henderson gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
43.9%
Gimson
22.4%
SNP
18.1%
Labour
9.2%
Conservative
4.2%
Rodger
2.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats David Henderson 514 43.9% n/a
Independent Michael Gimson 263 22.4% -6.4%
SNP John Finnie 212 18.1% n/a
Labour Fraser Parr 108 9.2% -6.9%
Conservative Graeme Nichol 49 4.2% n/a
Independent Robert Rodger 26 2.2% n/a
Turnout: 53.9% (-5.2%) - Majority: 251 (21.4%) - Swing: n/a


2003 Result

MacLennan
55.1%
Gimson
28.8%
Labour
16.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Margaret MacLennan 722 55.1%
Independent Michael Gimson 377 28.8%
Labour Andrew Ingram 211 16.1%
Turnout: 59.1% - Majority: 345 (26.3%)


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