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Rutherglen South Ward — South Lanarkshire

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This ward was abolished or subjected to boundary changes in 2017.

14th February 2013 [Death of Anne Higgins; Lab gain from SNP]

Gerard Killen Lab 1352 39.9%
David Baillie LD 999 29.5%
Margaret Ferrier SNP 712 21.0%
Aric Gilinsky C 128 3.8%
Donald MacKay UKIP 111 3.3%
Susan Martin Grn 59 1.7%
Craig Smith Ind 31 0.9%
Transfers (Quota = 1697)
Stage I II III
Gerard Killen 1352 1396 1616
David Baillie 999 1104 1278
Margaret Ferrier 712 755
Aric Gilinsky 128
Donald MacKay 111
Susan Martin 59
Craig Smith 31

3rd May 2012 (3 seats)

Brian McKenna Lab 1244 26.0%
Robert Brown LD 1181 24.7%
Anne Higgins SNP 1141 23.9%
Gerard Killen Lab 851 17.8%
Richard Tawse C 232 4.9%
Michael Haigh SUP 130 2.7%

Consolidated results:— Lab 2095 (43.8%; 1 seat); LD 1181 (24.7%; 1 seat); SNP 1141 (23.9%; 1 seat); C 232 (4.9%); SUP 130 (2.7%)

Transfers (Quota = 1195)
Stage I II III IV V
Brian McKenna 1244 1195 1195 1195 1195
Robert Brown 1181 1185 1213 1195 1195
Anne Higgins 1141 1143 1151 1156 1198
Gerard Killen 851 887 914 918 971
Richard Tawse 232 232 268 272
Michael Haigh 130 130

3rd May 2007 (3 seats)

Brian McKenna Lab 1534 24.7%
Eileen Baxendale LD 1077 17.3%
Anne Higgins SNP 1045 16.8%
Patricia Osborne Lab 846 13.6%
Jean Miller C 529 8.5%
Danny Campbell LD 506 8.1%
Brian McCutcheon Ind 285 4.6%
Michael Tobin Grn 150 2.4%
Michael Haigh SUP 135 2.2%
John Patrick SSP 106 1.7%

Consolidated results:— Lab 2380 (38.3%; 1 seat); LD 1583 (25.5%; 1 seat); SNP 1045 (16.8%; 1 seat); C 529 (8.5%); Ind 285 (4.6%); Grn 150 (2.4%); SUP 135 (2.2%); SSP 106 (1.7%)

Transfers (Quota = 1554)
Stage I II III IV VI VII VIII IX
Brian McKenna 1534 1548 1565 1554 1554 1554 1554 1554
Eileen Baxendale 1077 1082 1092 1092 1174 1597 1554 1554
Anne Higgins 1056 1070 1074 1074 1159 1195 1204 1303
Patricia Osborne 846 857 864 871 951 970 976 1035
Jean Miller 529 530 588 588 630 649 657
Danny Campbell 506 507 510 510 550
Brian McCutcheon 285 293 303 303
Michael Tobin 150 176 178 178
Michael Haigh 135 138
John Patrick 106

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