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Troup by-election, 2014

SNP gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Troup ward of Aberdeenshire Council on 27 November 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr John Duncan.

Ross Cassie gained the seat for the SNP.

A previous by-election was held in Troup ward on 1 May 2008, covered here.

Result

SNP
46.1%
Conservative
22.8%
Still
15.5%
Liberal Democrats
5.6%
Green
2.7%
Mitchell
1.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Ross Cassie 1,159 46.1% +6.4% Elected
Conservative Iain Taylor 574 22.8% +1.9%
Independent Alan Still 391 15.5% n/a
Liberal Democrats Ann Bell 141 5.6% +3.6%
Labour Alan Duffill 140 5.6% -0.9%
Green Darren Duncan 68 2.7% n/a
Independent Philip Mitchell 43 1.7% n/a
Turnout: 32.4% (-5.0%) - Swing: 2.3% Con to SNP


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6
Ross Cassie 1,159 1,162 1,183 1,205 1,244 1,352
Iain Taylor 574 580 588 604 645 718
Alan Still 391 408 415 423 446
Ann Bell 141 141 149 180
Alan Duffill 140 142 148
Darren Duncan 68 69
Philip Mitchell 43
Non-transferable 0 14 33 104 181 446
Quota: 1,259


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
1
Conservative
1
Findlater
1

First Preference Votes

SNP
39.7%
Conservative
20.9%
Findlater
15.5%
Mair
12.1%
Labour
6.5%
Rebecca
3.3%
Liberal Democrats
2.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP Hamish Partridge 723 25.4% Elected
Conservative John Duncan 593 20.9% Elected
Independent Mark Findlater 441 15.5% Elected
SNP Bob Watson 405 14.3%
Independent Sydney Mair 344 12.1%
Labour Alan Duffill 185 6.5%
Independent Bill Rebecca 95 3.3%
Liberal Democrats Sandy Leslie 56 2.0%
Turnout: 37.4%


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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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