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North Carrick and Maybole East by-election, 2006

Independent gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the North Carrick and Maybole East ward of South Ayrshire Council on 2 February 2006 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Andrew Hill.

Brian Connolly gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Connolly
27.7%
Conservative
27.6%
Labour
23.2%
SNP
21.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Independent Brian Connolly 408 27.7% n/a
Conservative Anne Galbraith 407 27.6% -0.4%
Labour Sandra Goldie 342 23.2% -23.7%
SNP William McCubbin 316 21.5% +1.0%
Turnout: 51.0% (+3.8%) - Majority: 1 (0.1%) - Swing: n/a


2003 Result

Labour
46.9%
Conservative
28.0%
SNP
20.5%
Socialist
4.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Andrew Hill 648 46.9%
Conservative Christopher McCulloch 386 28.0%
SNP Roderick Cochran 283 20.5%
Socialist Luan Johnston 64 4.6%
Turnout: 47.2% - Majority: 262 (18.9%)


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