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Thorniewood by-election, 2015

SNP hold

A by-election was held for the Thorniewood ward of North Lanarkshire Council on 9 July 2015 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Duncan McShannon.

Steven Bonnar held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
47.0%
Labour
42.6%
Conservative
4.5%
Socialist
2.4%
Green
1.5%
Christian
1.0%
UKIP
0.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Steven Bonnar 1,555 47.0% +22.7% Elected
Labour Hugh Gaffney 1,410 42.6% -27.9%
Conservative Meghan Gallacher 149 4.5% -0.7%
Socialist Liam McCabe 81 2.4% n/a
Green Patrick McAleer 51 1.5% n/a
Christian Craig Smith 33 1.0% n/a
UKIP Matt Williams 29 0.9% n/a
Turnout: 28.5% (-9.5%) - Swing: 25.3% Lab to SNP


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6
Steven Bonnar 1,555 1,556 1,565 1,586 1,622 1,647
Hugh Gaffney 1,410 1,417 1,422 1,433 1,456 1,517
Meghan Gallacher 149 158 167 172 175
Liam McCabe 81 81 82 89
Patrick McAleer 51 55 61
Craig Smith 33 37
Matt Williams 29
Non-transferable 0 4 11 28 55 144
Quota: 1,655


2012 Result

Seats

Labour
2
SNP
1

First Preference Votes

Labour
70.5%
SNP
24.3%
Conservative
5.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Labour Bob Burrows 1,623 37.3% Elected
Labour Jim McCabe 1,443 33.2% Elected
SNP Duncan McShannon 1,057 24.3% Elected
Conservative Alan Henderson 225 5.2%
Turnout: 38.0%


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