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Tweeddale West, 2013

A by-election was held for the Tweeddale West ward of the Scottish Borders Council on 10 October 2013 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Nathaniel Buckingham.

Keith Cockburn held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
First Preferences Share
Conservative
42.7%
Lib Dems
25.0%
SNP
13.3%
Borders
8.4%
Labour
7.5%
Other
3.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Conservative Keith Cockburn 1,155 42.7% +18.0% Elected
Lib Dems Nancy Norman 677 25.0% -9.9%
SNP Morag Kerr 359 13.3% -8.5%
Borders David Pye 228 8.4% -0.9%
Labour Veronica McTernan 203 7.5% -1.9%
UKIP Mars Goodman 43 1.6% +1.6%
Independent David Cox 43 1.6% +1.6%


Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7
Keith Cockburn 1,155 1,165 1,176 1,193 1,255 1,288 1,616
Nancy Norman 677 682 690 759 858 1,034
Morag Kerr 359 369 373 409 444
David Pye 228 237 245 272
Veronica McTernan 203 204 207
Mars Goodman 43 44
David Cox 43
Non-transferable 0


2012 Result
Seats
Lib Dems
1
Conservative
1
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Lib Dems
34.9%
Conservative
24.7%
SNP
21.7%
Labour
9.4%
Borders
9.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share
Lib Dems Catriona Bhatia 919 25.6% Elected
Conservative Nathaniel Buckingham 885 24.7% Elected
SNP Willie Archibald 780 21.7% Elected
Labour Julia Reid 336 9.4%
Lib Dems Nancy Norman 334 9.3%
Borders David Pye 333 9.3%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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