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West Lothian, 2012
Remained in No Overall Control
Seats
Labour
16
SNP
15
Conservative
1
Independents
1
Vote Share
Labour
38.1%
SNP
40.4%
Conservative
8.8%
Independents
5.3%
Save St. John's
6.7%
Other
0.7%

Party Seats Change Seats % 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Labour 16 +2 48.5% 19,909 38.1% +1.5%
SNP 15 +2 45.5% 21,083 40.4% +4.1%
Conservative 1 - 3.0% 4,591 8.8% -0.6%
Independents 1 - 3.0% 2,752 5.3% +0.7%
Save St. John's 0 -3 - 3,474 6.7% +0.6%
Lib Dems 0 - - 200 0.4% -4.7%
National Front 0 - - 120 0.2% +0.2%
UKIP 0 - - 78 0.1% +0.1%


Ward Results

Linlithgow (3)
No change
Seats
SNP
1
Conservative
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
41.7%
Conservative
33.2%
Labour
20.3%
Save St. John's
4.4%
National Front
0.4%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Conservative Tom Kerr 2,112 33.2% Yes
SNP Martyn Day 1,827 28.7% Yes
Labour Tom Conn 1,292 20.3% Yes
SNP David Tait 829 13.0%
Save St. John's Cherie Finlay 280 4.4%
National Front Ernest Wilson 25 0.4%


Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh (4)
SNP gain from Save St. John's
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
2
First Preferences Share
Labour
40.9%
SNP
39.4%
Save St. John's
13.9%
Conservative
5.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Diane Calder 1,551 28.2% Yes
Labour Tony Boyle 1,161 21.1% Yes
Labour Alex Davidson 1,088 19.8% Yes
Save St. John's Ellen Glass 766 13.9%
SNP Janet Campbell 617 11.2% Yes
Conservative Jack Thompson 316 5.7%


Livingston North (4)
Labour gain from Save St. John's
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
2
First Preferences Share
SNP
50.4%
Labour
33.3%
Conservative
7.8%
Save St. John's
6.4%
Lib Dems
2.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Robert de Bold 1,551 25.3% Yes
Labour Anne McMillan 1,346 22.0% Yes
SNP Andrew Miller 1,112 18.1% Yes
Labour Angela Moohan 691 11.3% Yes
Conservative Alison Adamson 479 7.8%
SNP Annmargaret Watson 430 7.0%
Save St. John's Claire Lynch 390 6.4%
Lib Dems Caron Howden 132 2.2%


Livingston South (4)
No change
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
2
First Preferences Share
Labour
47.9%
SNP
42.0%
Conservative
5.4%
Save St. John's
4.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Lawrence Fitzpatrick 2,395 34.9% Yes
SNP Peter Johnston 1,671 24.3% Yes
Labour Danny Logue 893 13.0% Yes
SNP John Muir 818 11.9% Yes
SNP John Lindsay 401 5.8%
Conservative Nick Davis 374 5.4%
Save St. John's Derreck McCullough 312 4.5%


East Livingston and East Calder (4)
No change
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
2
First Preferences Share
SNP
43.8%
Labour
43.6%
Save St. John's
6.4%
Conservative
6.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Dave King 1,914 32.1%
SNP Frank Anderson 1,147 19.3%
SNP Carl John 1,006 16.9%
Labour Frank Toner 682 11.5%
SNP Lis Bardell 454 7.6%
Save St. John's Jean Finch 380 6.4%
Conservative Evelyn Stirling 372 6.2%


Fauldhouse and the Breich Valley (3)
No change
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
50.8%
SNP
35.0%
Save St. John's
10.3%
Conservative
3.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour David Dodds 1,713 33.3% Yes
SNP Garry Knox 904 17.6%
Labour Cathy Muldoon 902 17.5% Yes
SNP Greg McCarra 896 17.4% Yes
Save St. John's Jim Warnock 532 10.3%
Conservative Alastair Lowrie 197 3.8%


Whitburn and Blackburn (4)
SNP gain from Save St. John's
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
2
First Preferences Share
Labour
44.6%
SNP
37.4%
Save St. John's
10.6%
Conservative
4.7%
National Front
1.6%
Lib Dems
1.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour George Paul 1,896 32.6% Yes
SNP Jim Dickson 1,610 27.7% Yes
Labour Barry Robertson 696 12.0% Yes
Save St. John's Gordon Beurskens 619 10.6%
SNP Mary Dickson 562 9.7% Yes
Conservative Stuart Martin 271 4.7%
National Front Neil McIvor 95 1.6%
Lib Dems Robert Howden 68 1.2%


Bathgate (4)
Labour gain the new seat
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
2
First Preferences Share
SNP
44.8%
Labour
41.2%
Conservative
5.8%
Firth
3.5%
Save St. John's
3.3%
UKIP
1.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour John McGinty 1,314 22.1% Yes
SNP Jim Walker 1,282 21.5% Yes
Labour Harry Cartmill 1,138 19.1% Yes
SNP William Boyle 1,087 18.3% Yes
Conservative Charles Kennedy 345 5.8%
SNP Calum Laurie 299 5.0%
Independent Jamie Firth 211 3.5%
Save St. John's Douglas Banks 195 3.3%
UKIP Alistair Forrest 78 1.3%


Armadale and Blackridge (3)
No change
Seats
Borrowman
1
SNP
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
Borrowman
56.7%
SNP
22.9%
Labour
17.6%
Conservative
2.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Independent Stuart Borrowman 2,541 56.7% Yes
SNP Isbael Hutton 861 19.2% Yes
Labour Jim Dixon 788 17.6% Yes
SNP Dean Williamson 168 3.7%
Conservative Marion Kerr 125 2.8%
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