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North Coast and Cumbraes by-election, 2014

A by-election was held for the North Coast and Cumbraes ward of North Ayrshire Council on 30 October 2014 following the death of SNP Cllr Alex McLean.

Grace McLean held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
38.7%
Cochrane
22.8%
Conservative
21.6%
Labour
13.2%
UKIP
3.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Grace McLean 2,021 38.7% -6.2% Elected
Independent Drew Cochrane 1,190 22.8% n/a
Conservative Toni Dawson 1,125 21.6% +3.2%
Labour Valerie Read 691 13.2% -5.2%
UKIP Meilan Henderson 192 3.7% n/a
Turnout: 37.5% (-9.6%) - Swing: n/a


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4 5
Grace mMcLean 2,021 2,045 2,156 2,279 2,966
Drew Cochrane 1,190 1,234 1,411 2,000
Toni Dawson 1,125 1,174 1,296
Valerie Read 691 711
Meilan Henderson 192
Non-transferable 0 55 356 940 2,253


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
2
Labour
1
Conservative
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
44.9%
Labour
18.4%
Conservative
18.4%
Murdoch
16.3%
Socialist Labour
2.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP Alan Hill 1,705 27.4% Elected
Labour Alex Gallagher 1,144 18.4% Elected
Conservative Tom Marshall 1,143 18.4% Elected
SNP Alex McLean 1,090 17.5% Elected
Independent Ian Murdoch 1,017 16.3%
Socialist Labour James Anderson 124 2.0%
Turnout: 47.1%


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By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

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By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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