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Maryfield, 2009

A by-election was held for the Maryfield ward of Dundee City Council on 12 March 2009 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Joe Morrow.

A later by-election was held in this ward on 31 March 2016, covered here.

Craig Melville gained the seat for the SNP.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
47.6%
Labour
31.1%
Lib Dems
10.9%
Conservative
6.9%
Socialist
1.6%
Other
2.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
SNP Craig Melville 1,550 47.6% +3.2% Yes
Labour George McIrvine 1,013 31.1% +0.4%
Lib Dems Chris Hall 354 10.9% -2.2%
Conservative Colin Stewart 224 6.9% -1.4%
Socialist Angela Gorrie 52 1.6% -0.4%
Independent Grant Simmons 35 1.1% N/A
Independent Dave Young 28 0.9% N/A

Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6
Craig Melville 1,550 1,551 1,557 1,571 1,620 1,747
George McIrvine 1,013 1,018 1,021 1,031 1,052 1,189
Chris Hall 354 356 362 367 455
Colin Stewart 224 226 237 241
Angela Gorrie 52 52 55
Grant Simmons 35 48
Dave Young 28
Non-transferable 0 5 24 46 129 320


2007 Result
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
44.4%
Labour
30.7%
Lib Dems
13.1%
Conservative
8.3%
Socialist
2.0%
Solidarity
1.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Elizabeth Fordyce 1,247 25.3% Yes
Labour Joe Morrow 1,172 23.8% Yes
SNP Ken Lynn 941 19.1% Yes
Lib Dems Claire Matthew 644 13.1%
Conservative John McCraw 410 8.3%
Labour Alex Perry 339 6.9%
Socialist Grant Cromar 96 2.0%
Solidarity Mark Walker 83 1.7%
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