Council by-election results: 25 August 2011

North Ayrshire UA, Saltcoats and Stevenston
First preference votes:
Scottish Labour Party 1914 (48.7; +13.9)
SNP 1306 (33.2; +1.2)
Scottish Conservative 284 (7.2; -0.4)
All Scotland Pensioners Party 211 (5.4; +5.4)
Independent 114 (2.9; +2.9)
LD Gordon Bain 56 (1.4; +1.4)
Socialist Labour Party 43 (1.1; +1.1)
[Ind (0.0; -6.8)]
[Ind (0.0; -18.8)]
Turnout 25.42%
Lab hold
Percentage change is since May 2007.
Labour elected at Stage 5.
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Bolsover DC, Shirebrook South West
Lab 200 (47.8; +15.6)
Green 103 (24.6; +24.6)
Con 72 (17.2; +11.1)
BNP 43 (10.3; +0.7)
[Ind (0.0; -52.1)]
Majority 97
Turnout not known
Lab gain from Ind
Percentage change is since May 2011

Full by-election info and commentary at the Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors.

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One Comment

  • Jonathan Fryer 27th Aug '11 - 11:19am

    As we didn’t fight the Ayrshire seat last time, I guess even 1 per cent is better than nothing. .. But it would be interesting to hear how Scottish Liberal Democrats intend to rebuild support nationwide after the catstrophic collapse in their vote this year. In the meantime, more power to their elbow!

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