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Dunfermline South, 2013

A by-election was held for the Dunfermline South ward of Fife Council on 24 October 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Mike Rumney.

Billy Pollock held the seat for Labour.

A later by-election was held for Dunfermline South on 7 May 2015, covered here.

Result
First Preferences Share
Labour
39.7%
SNP
32.0%
Lib Dems
15.7%
Conservative
7.0%
Green
2.8%
UKIP
2.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs 1st Prefs % Change
Labour Billy Pollock 2,552 39.7% -3.0% Elected
SNP Helen Cannon-Todd 2,057 32.0% +5.4%
Lib Dems Robin Munro 1,009 15.7% -4.9%
Conservative David Ross 450 7.0% +0.6%
Green Angela Dixon 183 2.8% -0.8%
UKIP Judith Rideout 183 2.8% +2.8%


Transfers
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6
Billy Pollock 2,552 2,568 2,618 2,697 3,170 4,086
Helen Cannon-Todd 2,057 2,075 2,112 2,142 2,358
Robin Munro 1,009 1,029 1,073 1,257
David Ross 450 497 504
Angela Dixon 183 201
Judith Rideout 183
Non-transferable 0 64 127 338 906 2,348


2012 Result
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
Lib Dems
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
42.7%
SNP
26.6%
Lib Dems
20.6%
Conservative
6.4%
Green
3.6%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share
Labour Mike Rumney 1,271 22.0% Elected
Labour Cara Hilton 1,194 20.7% Elected
Lib Dems Tony Martin 1,190 20.6% Elected
SNP Brian Goodall 1,012 17.5% Elected
SNP Fay Sinclair 528 9.1%
Conservative Margaret Fairgrieve 370 6.4%
Green Angela Dixon 206 3.6%


Blog
By-Election Preview on Scottish Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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