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Motherwell North, 2014

A by-election was held for the Motherwell North ward of North Lanarkshire Council on 23 January 2014 following the death of Labour Cllr Annita McAuley.

Pat O'Rourke held the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
68.2%
SNP
20.6%
Conservative
6.9%
UKIP
4.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Labour Pat O'Rourke 1,719 68.2% +0.2% Elected
SNP Jordan Linden 520 20.6% -4.8%
Conservative Bob Burgess 173 6.9% +2.5%
UKIP Neil Wilson 107 4.2% +4.2%


2012 Result
Seats
Labour
3
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
68.0%
SNP
25.4%
Conservative
4.4%
Lib Dems
2.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share
Labour Peter Nolan 1,548 31.1% Elected
Labour Helen McKenna 941 18.9% Elected
Labour Annita McAuley 897 18.0% Elected
SNP Shahid Farooq 689 13.9% Elected
SNP Gordon Stewart 572 11.5%
Conservative Neil Richardson 217 4.4%
Lib Dems Fraser MacGregor 109 2.2%


Blog
By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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