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Perth City Centre by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Perth City Centre ward of Perth and Kinross Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Jack Coburn.

Andrew Parrott held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
51.1%
Conservative
23.9%
Labour
13.4%
Liberal Democrats
10.0%
Thomson
1.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Andrew Parrott 3,589 51.1% +14.6% Elected
Conservative Chris Ahern 1,679 23.9% +7.3%
Labour Lorna Redford 939 13.4% -4.0%
Liberal Democrats Philip Brown 701 10.0% -11.1%
Independent Ian Thomson 119 1.7% n/a
Turnout: 63.9% (+25.8%) - Swing: 3.7% Con to SNP


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
1
Liberal Democrats
1
Labour
1
Conservative
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
36.5%
Liberal Democrats
21.1%
Labour
17.4%
Conservative
16.6%
Shields
5.3%
Perth Independents
3.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP Jack Coburn 923 21.8% Elected
Liberal Democrats Peter Barrett 894 21.1% Elected
Labour Archie MacLellan 739 17.4% Elected
Conservative Heather Stewart 703 16.6% Elected
SNP Andy Hay 625 14.7%
Independent Nathan Shields 224 5.3%
Perth Independents Ian Thomson 111 2.6%
Perth Independents Mahesh Rednam 20 0.5%
Turnout: 38.1%


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By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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