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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.

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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