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Milton by-election, 2006

SNP gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Milton ward of Glasgow City Council on 16 February 2006 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Gary Gray.

William McAllister gained the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
49.6%
Labour
40.0%
Socialist
6.0%
Liberal Democrats
2.8%
Conservative
1.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
SNP William McAllister 773 49.6% +17.1%
Labour Gilbert Davidson 623 40.0% -12.6%
Socialist Angela McCormick 93 6.0% -4.6%
Liberal Democrats Norman Fraser 44 2.8% -1.4%
Conservative David Meikle 24 1.5% n/a
Turnout: 32.2% (-5.6%) - Majority: 150 (9.6%) - Swing: 14.9% from Lab to SNP


2003 Result

Labour
52.6%
SNP
32.5%
Socialist
10.6%
Liberal Democrats
4.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Gary Gray 1,033 52.6%
SNP Joe Kerr 638 32.5%
Socialist William Young 209 10.6%
Liberal Democrats James Stuart 83 4.2%
Turnout: 37.8% - Majority: 395 (20.1%)


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