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Kilmarnock East and Hurlford by-election, 2017

SNP hold

A by-election will be held for the Kilmarnock East and Hurlford ward of East Ayrshire Council on 26 January 2017 following the death of SNP Cllr James Buchanan.

Fiona Campbell held the seat for the SNP.

Result

SNP
48.7%
Labour
29.4%
Conservative
20.1%
Libertarian
1.8%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs % Change
SNP Fiona Campbell 1,461 48.7% +2.0% Elected
Labour Dave Meecham 881 29.4% -16.6%
Conservative Jon Herd 602 20.1% +12.7%
Libertarian Stephen McNamara 53 1.8% n/a
Turnout: 26.6% (-12.6%) - Swing: 9.3% Lab to SNP


Transfers

Round 1 2 3
Fiona Campbell 1,461 1,471 1,531
Dave Meechan 881 893 1,122
Jon Herd 602 608
Stephen McNamara 53
Non-transferable 0 25 344
Quota: 1,681


2012 Result

Seats

SNP
2
Labour
2

First Preference Votes

SNP
46.7%
Labour
46.0%
Conservative
7.4%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs %
SNP John Campbell 1,126 25.4% Elected
Labour Gordon Cree 1,054 23.8% Elected
Labour Drew McIntyre 984 22.2% Elected
SNP James Buchanan 944 21.3% Elected
Conservative Rob Murray 326 7.4%
Turnout: 39.2%


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