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Midlothian, 2012
Remained in No Overall Control
Seats
Labour
8
SNP
8
Green
1
Independents
1
Vote Share
Labours
39.0%
SNP
38.9%
Independents
4.9%
Green
4.4%
Conservative
8.4%
Other
4.4%

Party Seats Change Seats % 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Labour 8 -1 44.4% 9,967 39.0% +2.2%
SNP 8 +2 44.4% 9,936 38.9% +5.5%
Independents 1 +1 5.6% 1,246 4.9% +2.9%
Green 1 +1 5.6% 1,134 4.4% +2.5%
Conservative 0 - - 2,147 8.4% -1.7%
Lib Dems 0 -3 - 941 3.7% -9.0%
TUSC 0 - - 168 0.7% +0.7%


Ward Results

Penicuik (3)
SNP gain from Lib Dems
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
44.7%
Labour
28.6%
Lib Dems
11.8%
Conservative
9.9%
Green
5.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Derek Rosie 1,427 29.9% Yes
Labour Adam Montgomery 1,363 28.6% Yes
SNP Joe Wallace 706 14.8% Yes
Lib Dems Shiela Thacker 562 11.8%
Conservative Sandy Forrest 474 9.9%
Green Gary Bell 237 5.0%


Bonnyrigg (3)
Green gain from Labour
Seats
Labour
1
SNP
1
Green
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
40.9%
SNP
31.5%
Green
13.1%
Aitchison
7.4%
Conservative
7.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Derek Milligan 1,574 30.7% Yes
SNP Bob Constable 1,257 24.5% Yes
Green Ian Baxter 671 13.1% Yes
Labour Louie Milliken 525 10.2%
Independent Jack Aitchison 382 7.4%
Conservative Emma Cummings 365 7.1%
SNP Thomas Munro 358 7.0%


Dalkeith (3)
No change
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
50.3%
SNP
37.6%
Conservative
5.7%
Lib Dems
4.1%
TUSC
2.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Alex Bennett 1,021 31.6% Yes
SNP Jim Bryant 803 24.9% Yes
Labour Margot Russell 604 18.7% Yes
SNP Colin Cassidy 410 12.7%
Conservative Robin Traquair 184 5.7%
Lib Dems George Boyd 133 4.1%
TUSC Willie Duncan 75 2.3%


Midlothian West (3)
SNP gain from Lib Dems
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
39.7%
Labour
35.5%
Conservative
10.7%
McCleery
9.3%
Lib Dems
5.7%
Other
6.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Andrew Coventry 930 21.5% Yes
SNP Owen Thompson 789 18.2% Yes
Labour Russell Imrie 776 17.9% Yes
Labour Alex Jones 762 17.6%
Conservative Andrew Hardie 462 10.7%
Independent George McCleery 403 9.3%
Lib Dems Les Thacker 246 5.7%
Green Helen Blackburn 226 5.2%
TUSC Lynn Leitch 41 0.9%


Midlothian East (3)
Independent gain from Lib Dems
Seats
Labour
1
SNP
1
de Vink
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
35.7%
SNP
42.9%
de Vink
11.1%
Conservative
9.1%
TUSC
1.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Lisa Beattie 1,372 33.1% Yes
Labour Peter Boyes 1,003 24.2% Yes
Labour Katie Moffat 475 11.5%
Independent Peter de Vink 461 11.1% Yes
SNP Paul Bertram 405 9.8%
Conservative Richard Thomson 379 9.1%
TUSC Bob Goupillot 52 1.3%


Midlothian South (3)
No change
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
51.4%
SNP
40.8%
Conservative
7.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Jim Muirhead 1,305 36.0% Yes
SNP Cath Johnstone 786 21.7% Yes
SNP Dougie Crawford 693 19.1%
Labour Bryan Pottinger 559 15.4% Yes
Conservative Peter Smaill 283 7.8%
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