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Hamilton South Ward — South Lanarkshire

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

5th August 2015 [Resignation of Angela Crawley]

John Ross SNP 1881 48.0%
Jim Lee Lab 1396 35.6%
Lynne Nailon C 349 8.9%
John Kane Grn 127 3.2%
Craig Smith Chr 77 2.0%
Donald MacKay UKIP 43 1.1%
Matthew Cockburn LD 32 0.8%
Andrew McCallum Pirate 13 0.3%
Transfers (Quota = 1960)
Stage I II III IV V
John Ross 1881 1883 1895 1909 1978
Jim Lee 1396 1398 1410 1425 1460
Lynne Nailon 349 349 365 389 398
John Kane 127 128 135 146
Craig Smith 77 80 84
Donald MacKay 43 44
Matthew Cockburn 32 34
Andrew McCallum 13

24th October 2013 [Death of Bobby Lawson; Lab gain from SNP] (Quota = 1722)

Stuart Gallacher Lab 1781 51.7%
Josh Wilson SNP 1120 32.5%
Lynne Nailon C 322 9.4%
Craig Smith Chr 133 3.9%
Josh Richardson UKIP 86 2.5%

3rd May 2012 (4 seats) [1 SNP gain from C]

Joe Lowe Lab 1975 36.6%
Angela Crawley SNP 1255 23.3%
Brian McCaig Lab 800 14.8%
Bobby Lawson SNP 502 9.3%
John Murray C 496 9.2%
David Holland ASPP 199 3.7%
Craig Smith Chr 165 3.1%

Consolidated results:— Lab 2775 (51.5%; 2 seats); SNP 1757 (32.6%; 2 seats); C 496 (9.2%); ASPP 199 (3.7%); Chr 165 (3.1%)

Transfers (Quota = 1079)
Stage I II III IV V VI
Joe Lowe 1975 1079 1079 1079 1079 1079
Angela Crawley 1255 1255 1255 1079 1079 1079
Brian McCaig 800 1512 1079 1079 1079 1079
Bobby Lawson 502 537 598 746 773 861
John Murray 496 515 542 544 583 653
David Holland 199 233 313 323 379
Craig Smith 165 175 197 200

3rd May 2007 (4 seats)

Joe Lowe Lab 2626 34.9%
Bobby Lawson SNP 1791 23.8%
Brian McCaig Lab 1005 13.4%
John Murray C 808 10.7%
John Carracher Ind 464 6.2%
John Oswald LD 427 5.7%
David Holland Ind 215 2.9%
Denize McBride Grn 188 2.5%

Consolidated results:— Lab 3631 (48.3%; 2 seats); SNP 1791 (23.8%; 1 seat); C 808 (10.7%; 1 seat); Ind 679 (9.0%); LD 427 (5.7%); Grn 188 (2.5%)

Transfers (Quota = 1505)
Stage I II III IV V VI VII
Joe Lowe 2626 1505 1505 1505 1505 1505 1505
Bobby Lawson 1791 1791 1505 1505 1505 1505 1505
Brian McCaig 1005 1685 1685 1505 1505 1505 1505
John Murray 808 837 872 883 906 942 1121
John Carracher 464 531 564 584 611 740 876
John Oswald 427 459 509 532 633 664
David Holland 215 255 276 283 300
Denize McBride 188 219 265 276

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