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Nairn by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Nairn ward of Highland Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Colin Macaulay.

Stephen Fuller held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
41.0%
Liberal Democrats
24.1%
McIvor
15.3%
MacGregor
12.7%
Labour
6.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Stephen Fuller 2,709 41.0% +2.3% Elected
Liberal Democrats Ritchie Cunningham 1,589 24.1% +15.7%
Independent Paul McIvor 1,011 15.3% n/a
Independent Mairi MacGregor 837 12.7% n/a
Labour Chris Johnson 455 6.9% -4.7%
Turnout: 71.4% (+27.5%) - Swing: 6.7% SNP to LD


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4
Stephen Fuller 2,709 2,782 2,854 3,135
Ritchie Cunningham 1,589 1,701 1,890 2,406
Paul McIvor 1,011 1,042 1,440
Mairi MacGregor 837 893
Chris Johnson 455
Non-transferable 0 183 417 1,060
Quota: 3,301


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
2
Fraser
1
Green
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
38.7%
Fraser
15.7%
Green
12.2%
Labour
11.6%
Liberal Democrats
8.4%
Cunningham
8.2%
Conservative
5.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP Liz MacDonald 1,120 28.4% Elected
Independent Laurie Fraser 621 15.7% Elected
Independent Michael Green 483 12.2% Elected
Labour Ashley Broadbent 458 11.6%
SNP Colin Macaulay 407 10.3% Elected
Labour Jim McCabe 1,443 33.2% Elected
Liberal Democrats Graham Marsden 330 8.4%
Independent Ritchie Cunningham 325 8.2%
Conservative Rossie MacRae 205 5.2%
Turnout: 43.9%


Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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