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South Kintyre by-election, 2014

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the South Kintyre ward of Argyll and Bute Council on 11 December 2014 following the resignation of SNP Cllr John Semple.

John Armour held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
62.2%
Liberal Democrats
14.1%
Conservative
13.4%
Labour
10.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP John Armour 942 62.2% +37.2% Elected
Liberal Democrats Joyce Oxborrow 214 14.1% -0.1%
Conservative Charlotte Hanbury 203 13.4% -32.5%
Labour Michael Kelly 156 10.3% n/a
Turnout: not published - Swing: 18.7% LD to SNP


2012 Result

Seats

Conservative
1
SNP
1
Liberal Democrats
1

First Preference Votes

Conservative
45.9%
SNP
25.0%
Liberal Democrats
14.2%
Graham
6.8%
Rahman
5.6%
Henderson
2.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Conservative Donald Kelly 1,133 45.9% Elected
SNP John Semple 415 16.8% Elected
Liberal Democrats Rory Colville 351 14.2% Elected
SNP Anne Baird 203 8.2%
Independent Robert Graham 167 6.8%
Independent George Rahman 138 5.6%
Independent Deirdre Henderson 63 2.6%
Turnout: 46.8%


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By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

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By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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