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Oban North and Lorn by-election, October 2014

SNP gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Oban North and Lorn ward of Argyll and Bute Council on 23 October 2014 following the death of Independent Cllr John MacGregor, who was originally elected in a previous by-election held on 17 July 2014, covered here.

Iain Maclean gained the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
40.9%
Irvine
23.6%
Labour
19.9%
Conservative
15.6%

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Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Iain Maclean 1,090 40.9% +10.1% Elected
Independent Stephanie Irvine 629 23.6% n/a
Labour Kieron Green 530 19.9% n/a
Conservative Andrew Vennard 415 15.6% +6.5%
Turnout: % (%) - Swing: n/a


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4
Iain Maclean 1,090 1,102 1,199 1,635
Stephanie Irvine 629 812 1,080
Kieron Green 530 621
Andrew Vennard 415
Non-transferable 0 129 385 1,029
Quota: 1,333


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
1
Robertson
1
MacIntyre
1
MacDonald
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
30.8%
Robertson
22.2%
MacIntyre
11.6%
MacDonald
9.9%
Conservative
9.1%
Mackay
6.1%
Liberal Democrats
5.2%
Doyle
3.4%
McIntosh
1.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Independent Elaine Robertson 807 22.2% Elected
SNP Louise Glen-Lee 707 19.5% Elected
Independent Duncan MacIntyre 421 11.6% Elected
SNP Donald Melville 410 11.3%
Independent Iain MacDonald 361 9.9% Elected
Conservative Roy Rutherford 332 9.1%
Independent Neil Mackay 222 6.1%
Liberal Democrats Gwyneth Neal 188 5.2%
Independent George Doyle 125 3.4%
Independent Wilma McIntosh 58 1.6%
Turnout: 48.3%


Blog

By-election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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