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Carnoustie and District, 2011

A by-election was held for the Carnoustie and District ward of Angus Council on 3 February 2011 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Ralph Palmer.

Brian Boyd gained the seat as an independent.

A later by-election was held in Carnoustie and District on 5 December 2016, covered here.

Result
First Preferences Share
SNP
41.5%
Independent
40.3%
Labour
8.3%
Conservative
7.0%
Lib Dems
3.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
SNP Ed Oswald 1,289 41.5% -5.1%
Independent Brian Boyd 1,252 40.3% N/A Yes
Labour Ron Thoms 258 8.3% -13.5%
Conservative Eddie Wilmott 217 7.0% -9.3%
Lib Dems Charles Goodall 93 3.0% -11.1%


Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
Ed Oswald 1,289 1,302 1,346 1,426
Brian Boyd 1,252 1,290 1,370 1,454 2,113
Ron Thoms 258 266 287
Eddie Wilmott 217 234
Charles Goodall 93
Non-transferable 0 17 106 229 996


2007 Result
Seats
SNP
2
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
SNP
46.6%
Labour
21.8%
Conservative
16.3%
Lib Dems
14.1%
Solidarity
1.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Helen Oswald 1,837 34.6% Yes
Labour Peter Murphy 1,160 21.8% Yes
Conservative John Richard Hillman 863 16.3%
Lib Dems Eddie Wilmott 748 14.1%
SNP Ralph Palmer 639 12.0% Yes
Solidarity Alan Manley 62 1.2%
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