Home > 2007 > Eilean SiarA-Z of councilsDownloadsAbout the editorContact RSS updatesTweet this pageAndrew's Previews BookBlog

Local Election Results 2007

Eilean Siar

Whole council up for election.

Note:— "Comhairle nan Eilean Siar" is the new Gaelic name of the former Western Isles Council.

All of the wards have Gaelic names. Approximate English translations are:

  1. Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas = Barra, Vatersay, Eriskay and South Uist
  2. Beinn na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath = Benbecula and North Uist
  3. Na Hearadh agus Ceann a Deas nan Loch = Harris and Park
  4. Sgir' Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch = Uig and North Lochs
  5. Sgire an Rubha = Eye Peninsula
  6. Steòrnabhagh a Deas = Stornoway South
  7. Steòrnabhagh a Tuath = Stornoway North
  8. Loch a Tuath = Broad Bay
  9. An Taobh Siar agus Nis = West Side and Ness

Other results for Eilean Siar: 2003 2012

Map of the resultsExport spreadsheet


Consolidated results — Eilean Siar 2007

Party Votes Percent Seats
Independent 10853 78.8% 25
Scottish National Party 1661 12.1% 4
Labour 916 6.7% 2
Liberal Democrat 340 2.5% 0

An Taobh Siar agus Nis (4)

Iain Morrison Ind 463 25.9%
John Mackay Ind 335 18.7%
Kenneth Murray Ind 313 17.5%
Annie MacSween Ind 277 15.5%
Agnes Rennie Ind 267 14.9%
Iain MacLeod Ind 118 6.6%
Malcolm McTaggart Ind 14 0.8%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1787 (100.0%; 4 seats)

Transfers (Quota = 358)
Stage I II III IV V
Iain Morrison 463 358 358 358 358
John Mackay 335 354 355 395 358
Kenneth Murray 313 334 335 355 358
Annie MacSween 277 291 294 306 323
Agnes Rennie 267 288 292 327 338
Iain MacLeod 118 124 126
Malcolm McTaggart 14 15

Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas (4)

Donald Manford SNP 723 49.0%
David Blaney Ind 233 15.8%
Peter Carlin Ind 177 12.0%
Ronald Mackinnon Lab 162 11.0%
Gerry MacLeod SNP 125 8.5%
Angus Macdonald Ind 57 3.9%

Consolidated results:— SNP 848 (57.4%; 2 seats); Ind 467 (31.6%; 2 seats); Lab 162 (11.0%)

Transfers (Quota = 296)
Stage I II III
Donald Manford 723 296 296
David Blaney 233 281 290
Peter Carlin 177 214 232
Ronald Mackinnon 162 199 211
Gerry MacLeod 125 278 289
Angus Macdonald 57 69

Beinn na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath (3)

Archie Campbell Lab 459 34.9%
Uisdean Robertson Ind 343 26.1%
Martin Taylor Ind 251 19.1%
Angus Macaulay Ind 203 15.4%
John Huson Ind 58 4.4%

Consolidated results:— Ind 855 (65.1%; 2 seats); Lab 459 (34.9%; 1 seat)

Transfers (Quota = 329)
Stage I II III IV
Archie Campbell 459 329 329 329
Uisdean Robertson 343 343 329 329
Martin Taylor 251 296 302 333
Angus Macaulay 203 230 232 255
John Huson 58 78 80

Loch a Tuath (3)

Catriona Stewart Ind 486 36.0%
Kenneth MacIver Ind 249 18.4%
Iain Macdonald SNP 235 17.4%
John MacIver Ind 233 17.3%
Alasdair Nicholson Ind 147 10.9%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1115 (82.6%; 3 seats); SNP 235 (17.4%)

Transfers (Quota = 338)
Stage I II III
Catriona Stewart 486 338 338
Kenneth MacIver 249 289 346
Iain Macdonald 235 261 297
John MacIver 233 273 308
Alasdair Nicholson 147 168

Na Hearadh agus Ceann a Deas nan Loch (3)

Morag Munro Ind 583 49.0%
Catherine Macdonald Ind 239 20.1%
Philip McLean SNP 136 11.4%
Donald MacLeod Ind 84 7.1%
Morris Black Ind 76 6.4%
Paul Blake LD 71 6.0%

Consolidated results:— Ind 982 (82.6%; 2 seats); SNP 136 (11.4%; 1 seat); LD 71 (6.0%)

Transfers (Quota = 298)
Stage I II III IV V
Morag Munro 583 298 298 298 298
Catherine Macdonald 239 387 298 298 298
Philip McLean 136 171 186 209 240
Donald MacLeod 84 107 131 151 188
Morris Black 76 89 98 112
Paul Blake 71 85 92

Sgir' Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch (3)

Annie Macdonald SNP 442 26.9%
Alex Macdonald Ind 406 24.7%
Norman Macdonald Lab 295 18.0%
Gordon Anderson Ind 246 15.0%
Alex Mackintosh Ind 130 7.9%
John Macdonald Ind 124 7.5%

Consolidated results:— Ind 906 (55.1%; 1 seat); SNP 442 (26.9%; 1 seat); Lab 295 (18.0%; 1 seat)

Transfers (Quota = 411)
Stage I II III IV V
Annie Macdonald 442 411 411 411 411
Alex Macdonald 406 414 411 411 411
Norman Macdonald 295 300 302 316 358
Gordon Anderson 246 250 251 299 346
Alex Mackintosh 130 132 132 149
John Macdonald 124 127 127

Sgire an Rubha (3)

Donald MacSween Ind 497 38.4%
Norman MacLeod Ind 450 34.8%
Donald Nicholson Ind 245 18.9%
Stanley Bennie LD 101 7.8%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1192 (92.2%; 3 seats); LD 101 (7.8%)

Transfers (Quota = 324)
Stage I II
Donald MacSween 497 324
Norman MacLeod 450 450
Donald Nicholson 245 345
Stanley Bennie 101 127

Steòrnabhagh a Deas (4)

Charlie Nicolson Ind 683 36.2%
Angus McCormack Ind 529 28.0%
Keith Dodson Ind 292 15.5%
Angus Campbell Ind 188 10.0%
David Morrison Ind 137 7.3%
Jean Davis LD 60 3.2%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1829 (96.8%; 4 seats); LD 60 (3.2%)

Transfers (Quota = 378)
Stage I II III IV V
Charlie Nicolson 683 378 378 378 378
Angus McCormack 529 529 378 378 378
Keith Dodson 292 361 404 378 378
Angus Campbell 188 263 310 317 336
David Morrison 137 221 249 257 279
Jean Davis 60 76 83 85

Steòrnabhagh a Tuath (4)

Murdo MacLeod Ind 920 50.3%
Roddie Mackay Ind 305 16.7%
Iain Mackenzie Ind 212 11.6%
Neil Campbell Ind 168 9.2%
John Cole LD 108 5.9%
Angus Macmillan Ind 95 5.2%
Colin Scott Ind 20 1.1%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1720 (94.1%; 4 seats); LD 108 (5.9%)

Transfers (Quota = 366)
Stage I II III IV V VI
Murdo MacLeod 920 366 366 366 366 366
Roddie Mackay 305 423 366 366 366 366
Iain Mackenzie 212 352 368 366 366 366
Neil Campbell 168 222 228 229 237 274
John Cole 108 136 140 140 146
Angus Macmillan 95 152 166 166 173 200
Colin Scott 20 35 35 35

Back to the 2007 list of councils.

Copyright © Andrew Teale, 2002–2018.
All text and images in this website are available for reuse and modification under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported Licence and the GNU Free Documentation Licence (unversioned, with no invariant sections, front-cover texts, or back-cover texts).

All electoral data on this website are based on information kindly supplied by the relevant Returning Officer and are held for archiving, historical and research purposes in the public interest as provided for by the Data Protection Act 2018.

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict