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Oban South and the Isles, 2014

A by-election was held for the Oban South and the Isles ward of Argyll and Bute Council on 22 May 2014 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Fred Hall, who was originally elected for the SNP.

Neil MacIntyre gained the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
28.0%
Labour
26.3%
Lib Dems
18.2%
MacGregor
17.6%
Conservative
9.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Iain MacLean 980 28.0% -29.9%
Labour Neil MacIntyre 918 26.3% +26.3% Elected
Lib Dems David Pollard 635 18.2% +12.7%
Independent John MacGregor 616 17.6% +17.6%
Conservative Andrew Vennard 345 9.9% +4.2%


Transfers
Round 1 2 3 4 5
Iain MacLean 980 988 1,102 1,260
Neil MacIntyre 918 946 1,134 1,413 2,001
David Pollard 635 742 865
John MacGregor 616 688
Andrew Vennard 345
Non-transferable 0 130 393 821 1,493


2012 Result
Seats
SNP
3
MacDougall
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
57.9%
MacDougall
8.4%
Chalmers
8.0%
N. MacIntyre
7.6%
S. MacIntyre
7.0%
Other
11.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share
SNP Mary-Jean Devon 830 24.7% Elected
SNP Roddy McCuish 767 22.8% Elected
SNP Fred Hall 349 10.4% Elected
Independent Alistair MacDougall 281 8.4% Elected
Independent Gordon Chalmers 269 8.0%
Independent Neil MacIntyre 257 7.6%
Independent Sean MacIntyre 237 7.0%
Conservative Michael Hawke 191 5.7%
Lib Dems Graham Kanes 184 5.5%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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