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Carnoustie and District by-election, 2016

Independent gain from SNP

A by-election was held for the Carnoustie and District ward of Angus Council on 5 December 2016 following the death of SNP Cllr Helen Oswald.

David Cheape gained the seat as an Independent.

A previous by-election was held in Carnoustie and District on 3 February 2011, covered here.

Result

Cheape
43.5%
SNP
32.1%
Conservative
17.7%
Labour
4.4%
Liberal Democrats
2.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
Independent David Cheape 1,401 43.5% n/a Elected
SNP Mark McDonald 1,033 32.1% -4.3%
Conservative Derek Shaw 568 17.7% +11.6%
Labour Ray Strachan 141 4.4% -1.8%
Liberal Democrats Beth Morrison 75 2.3% +1.4%
Turnout: 30.2% (-10.1%) - Swing: not applicable


Transfers

Round 1 2 3 4
David Cheape 1,401 1,420 1,477 1,737
Mark McDonald 1,033 1,043 1,078 1,117
Derek Shaw 568 586 606
Ray Strachan 141 151
Beth Morrison 75
Non-transferable 0 18 57 364
Quota: 1,610


2012 Result

Seats

Boyd
1
SNP
1
Bowles
1

First Preference Votes

Boyd
39.5%
SNP
36.4%
Bowles
10.9%
Labour
6.2%
Conservative
6.1%
Liberal Democrats
0.9%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
Independent Brian Boyd 1,750 39.5% Elected
SNP Helen Oswald 1,029 23.2% Elected
SNP Fiona Gibb 582 13.1%
Independent Bill Bowles 483 10.9% Elected
Labour Hamid Rasheed 274 6.2%
Conservative Adam Cormie 271 6.1%
Liberal Democrats Lorraine Barthorpe 41 0.9%
Turnout: 40.3%


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