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Drumchapel/Anniesland, 2009

A by-election was held for the Drumchapel/Anniesland ward of Glasgow City Council on 4 June 2009 following the resignation of SNP Cllr Bill Kidd MSP.

Anne McTaggart gained the seat for Labour.

See also, Drumchapel/Anniesland, 2010.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
48.4%
SNP
28.3%
Lib Dems
6.5%
Conservative
5.9%
Green
5.1%
Other
5.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Share Change Elected?
Labour Anne McTaggart 2,584 48.4% -12.0% Yes
SNP Martin Docherty 1,509 28.3% +6.8%
Lib Dems Nathalie McKee 349 6.5% +2.5%
Conservative Richard Sullivan 316 5.9% +1.1%
Green Eileen Duke 270 5.1% +2.1%
BNP John Robertson 177 3.3% N/A
Independent James Trolland 129 2.4% N/A


Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
Anne McTaggart 2,584 2,593 2,613 2,651 2,689
Martin Docherty 1,509 1,530 1,573 1,651 1,698
Nathalie McKee 349 362 373 443 532
Richard Sullivan 316 327 359 366
Eileen Duke 270 284 295
John Robertson 177 186
James Trolland 129
Non-transferable 0 52 121 223 415


2007 Result
Seats
Labour
3
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
60.4%
SNP
21.5%
Conservative
4.8%
Lib Dems
4.0%
Green
3.0%
Other
6.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Paul Carey 2,284 26.3% Yes
SNP Bill Kidd 1,869 21.5% Yes
Labour Steven Purcell 1,856 21.4% Yes
Labour Jonathan Findlay 1,102 12.7%
Conservative Susan McCourt 412 4.8%
Lib Dems Alan Lee 349 4.0%
Green Eileen Duke 260 3.0%
Solidarity Esther Nixon 223 2.6%
Unionist Bobby Howie 177 2.0%
Socialist Mike Dyer 148 1.7%
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