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Stirling East by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Stirling East ward of Stirling Council on 1 October 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Steven Paterson, the new MP for Stirling.

Gerry McLaughlan held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
45.2%
Labour
37.7%
Conservative
11.8%
Green
5.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Gerry McLaughlan 1,311 45.2% +12.1% Elected
Labour Chris Kane 1,094 37.7% -6.8%
Conservative Luke Davison 343 11.8% +4.0%
Green Alasdair Tollemache 152 5.2% +1.0%
Turnout: 29.9% (-11.2%) - Swing: 9.5% Lab to SNP


Transfers

Round 1 2 3
Gerry McLaughlan 1,311 1,367 1,388
Chris Kane 1,094 1,134 1,272
Luke Davidson 343 352
Alasdair Tollemache 152
Non-transferable 0 47 240
Quota: 1,451


2012 Result

Seats

Labour
2
SNP
1

First Preference Votes

Labour
44.5%
SNP
33.1%
Liberal Democrats
10.4%
Conservative
7.8%
Green
4.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP Steven Paterson 1,278 33.1% Elected
Labour Corrie McChord 862 22.3% Elected
Labour Danny Gibson 858 22.2% Elected
Liberal Democrats Ian Brown 403 10.4%
Conservative Benjamin Kerr 302 7.8%
Green Johannes Butscher 163 4.2%
Turnout: 41.1%


Blog

By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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