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Paisley South, 2011

A by-election was held for the Paisley South ward of Renfrewshire Council on 17 March 2011 following the death of SNP Cllr Jim Mitchell.

Roy Glen gained the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
49.4%
SNP
32.4%
Conservative
9.2%
Independent
3.9%
Lib Dems
3.2%
Socialist
1.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Roy Glen 2,081 49.4% +17.8% Yes
SNP David McCartney 1,366 32.4% +3.9%
Conservative Alison Cook 388 9.2% +2.3%
Independent Gary Pearson 164 3.9% N/A
Lib Dems Ross Stalker 134 3.2% -9.4%
Socialist Jimmy Kerr 82 1.9% +1.3%

Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Roy Glen 2,081 2,102 2,121
David McCartney 1,366 1,382 1,404
Allison Cook 388 392 441
Gary Pearson 164 179 198
Ross Stalker 134 139
Jimmy Kerr 82
Non-transferable 0 21 51


2007 Result
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
1
Lib Dems
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
31.5%
SNP
28.5%
Lib Dems
12.6%
Independent
10.3%
Conservative
6.9%
Other
10.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Eddie Devine 1,508 20.4% Yes
SNP George Adam 1,128 15.3% Yes
SNP Jim Mitchell 976 13.2% Yes
Lib Dems Marie McGurk 928 12.6% Yes
Labour Roy Glen 822 11.1%
Independent Caroline Martin 763 10.3%
Conservative Ron Garrett 513 6.9%
Independent Paul Mack 404 5.5%
Green Kingsley Matthews 130 1.8%
Solidarity Fiona MacDonald 104 1.4%
Independent John Workman 63 0.9%
Socialist John Miller 46 0.6%
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