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Saltcoats and Stevenson, 2011

A by-election was held for the Saltcoats and Stevenson ward of North Ayrshire Council on 25 August 2011 following the resignation of Labour Cllr David Munn.

Jim Montgomerie held the seat for Labour.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
48.7%
SNP
33.3%
Conservative
7.2%
Senior Citizens
5.4%
Independent
2.9%
Other
2.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Jim Montgomerie 1,914 48.7% +13.9% Yes
SNP Nan Wallace 1,306 33.3% +1.4%
Conservative Chris Barr 284 7.2% -0.4%
Senior Citizens Jimmy Miller 211 5.4% N/A
Independent Gerard Pollock 114 2.9% N/A
Lib Dems Gordon Bain 56 1.4% N/A
Socialist Labour Louise McDaid 43 1.1% N/A

Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
Jim Montgomerie 1,914 1,927 1,936 1,963 2,039
Nan Wallace 1,306 1,311 1,326 1,363 1,425
Chris Barr 284 286 297 308 331
Jimmy Miller 211 217 222 240
Gerard Pollock 114 117 123
Gordon Bain 56 57
Louise McDaid 43
Non-transferable 0 13 24 54 133


2007 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
Independent
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
34.8%
SNP
31.9%
Independent
18.8%
Conservative
7.6%
Independent
6.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP William Gibson 1,629 22.4% Yes
Independent Ronnie McNicol 1,362 18.8% Yes
Labour David Munn 943 13.0% Yes
Labour Alan Munro 902 12.4% Yes
SNP Nan Wallace 691 9.5%
Labour Sam Taylor 683 9.4%
Conservative Stewart Ferguson 554 7.6%
Independent Margaret Walsh 496 6.8%
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