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Source: Scotland – City of Aberdeen

The result of the Kincorth / Nigg / Cove by-election in the Aberdeen City voting area was as follows:

Aberdeen Kincorth / Nigg / Cove: electorate 13,130; total valid votes cast 3,540; turnout 27%

Votes cast for the Aberdeen City Kincorth / Nigg / Cove area were as follows:

The quota of votes to be elected is 1,754.

The first preference votes received by each of the candidates was as follows:

Candidate’s name

Description (if any)

Number of 1st Preference Votes

Lisette Bellizzi Houston

31

Andy Finlayson

Independent candidate

367

Moira Henderson

Scottish Liberal Democrats

128

Bryce Hope

Scottish Libertarian Party

16

Sochima Iroh

Independent candidate

16

Simon Paul McLean

Independent candidate

92

Miranda Radley

Scottish National Party (SNP)

1,661

Shona Simpson

Scottish Labour Party

429

Daniel Verhamme

Scottish Green Party

58

Christopher Robert Wyles

Scottish Conservative and Unionist

709

After application of the election rules the following has been duly elected as Councillor for Kincorth / Nigg / Cove ward of Aberdeen City Council.

Candidate’s name

Candidate’s other names

Description (if any)

Stage at which candidate was elected

Radley

Miranda

Scottish National Party (SNP)

O8

 

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

Which does not bear a unique identifying mark in a form that is capable of being read by electronic means.

 0

On which the figure “1” standing alone is not placed so as to indicate a first preference for a candidate.

03

On which the figure “1” standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate.

27

On which anything is written or marked by which the voter can be identified except the printed number and other unique identifying mark on the back.

0

Which is unmarked or void for uncertainty.

03

Total

33

The by-election for the vacant seat in the Kincorth / Nigg / Cove ward followed the resignation of Councillor Stephen Flynn in March 2020 after he was elected Member of Parliament for Aberdeen South in the 2019 General Election.

Aberdeen City Council comprises 45 council seats across 13 wards. The Kincorth / Nigg / Cove ward is represented by four elected members, with Councillor Sarah Duncan, Councillor Alex Nicoll and Councillor Philip Sellar continuing to serve.

Photo: Newly elected Aberdeen City Councillor Miranda Radley.

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