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South Ayrshire, 2012
Remained in No Overall Control
Seats
Conservative
10
SNP
9
Labour
9
Independents
2
Vote Share
Conservative
31.5%
SNP
29.3%
Labour
25.0%
Independents
13.5%
Lib Dems
0.7%

Party Seats Change Seats % 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Conservative 10 -2 33.3% 12,050 31.5% -5.7%
SNP 9 +1 30.0% 11,203 29.3% +4.0%
Labour 9 - 30.0% 9,563 25.0% -3.4%
Independents 2 +1 6.7% 5,166 13.5% +5.2%
Lib Dems 0 - - 255 0.7% +0.7%


Ward Results

Troon (4)
No change
Seats
Conservative
2
SNP
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
Conservative
39.7%
SNP
26.9%
Labour
21.0%
Brown
12.4%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Conservative Peter Convery 1,289 22.0% Yes
Labour Philip Saxton 1,233 21.0% Yes
Conservative Bill McIntosh 1,035 17.7% Yes
SNP Nan McFarlane 1,026 17.5% Yes
Independent Pat Brown 730 12.4%
SNP Elaine McBean-Little 551 9.4%


Prestwick (4)
No change
Seats
Conservative
2
SNP
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
Conservative
39.0%
SNP
32.9%
Labour
25.9%
Lib Dems
2.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Helen Moonie 1,458 25.9% Yes
SNP Ian Cochrane 1,399 24.9% Yes
Conservative Hugh Hunter 1,296 23.1% Yes
Conservative Margaret Toner 892 15.9% Yes
SNP John Wallace 448 8.0%
Lib Dems Allan MacBain 128 2.3%


Ayr North (4)
No change
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
Conservative
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
45.9%
SNP
38.2%
Conservative
15.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Ian Cavana 1,481 34.0% Yes
SNP Douglas Campbell 1,361 31.2% Yes
Conservative John Hampton 692 15.9% Yes
Labour Rita Miller 519 11.9% Yes
SNP Tom Slider 305 7.0%


Ayr East (4)
SNP gain from Conservative
Seats
SNP
2
Conservative
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
31.4%
Conservative
33.0%
Labour
23.4%
Bryden
6.5%
Bulik
5.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Ian Douglas 1,238 24.2% Yes
Labour Brian McGinley 1,199 23.4% Yes
Conservative Mary Kilpatrick 1,135 22.2% Yes
Conservative Patricia McKeand 554 10.8%
SNP Corri Wilson 371 7.2% Yes
Independent Andrew Bryden 331 6.5%
Independent Eddie Bulik 291 5.7%


Ayr West (4)
No change
Seats
Conservative
2
SNP
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
Conservative
48.2%
SNP
25.0%
Labour
15.3%
McKinlay
9.3%
Lib Dems
2.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Conservative Bill Grant 1,992 33.8% Yes
Labour Kirsty Darwent 901 15.3% Yes
Conservative Robin Reid 846 14.4% Yes
SNP Allan Dorans 836 14.2% Yes
SNP Roddy MacDonald 638 10.8%
Independent Brian McKinlay 549 9.3%
Lib Dems Nicola Prigg 127 2.2%


Kyle (3)
No change
Seats
Labour
1
SNP
1
Conservative
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
32.8%
SNP
28.7%
Conservative
23.5%
Spurling
15.1%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Andy Campbell 1,207 32.8% Yes
SNP John Allan 1,057 28.7% Yes
Conservative Hywel Davies 865 23.5% Yes
Independent Arthur Spurling 556 15.1%


Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton (4)
No change
Seats
SNP
1
Connolly
1
Labour
1
Conservative
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
30.3%
Connolly
25.6%
Labour
22.9%
Conservative
21.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Independent Brian Connolly 1,100 25.6% Yes
Labour Sandra Goldie 986 22.9% Yes
Conservative Ann Galbraith 916 21.3% Yes
SNP William Grant 810 18.8% Yes
SNP Mairi Low 493 11.5%


Girvan and South Carrick (3)
Independent gain from Conservative
Seats
Clark
1
SNP
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
Clark
47.4%
SNP
19.7%
Labour
17.0%
Conservative
15.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Independent Alec Clark 1,609 47.4% Yes
SNP Alec Oattes 670 19.7% Yes
Labour John McDowall 579 17.0% Yes
Conservative Ian Fitzsimmons 538 15.8%
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