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Leith Walk Ward — Edinburgh

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

10th September 2015 (2 seats) [Resignations of Deirdre Brock and Maggie Chapman; 1 Lab gain from Grn]

John Ritchie SNP 2290 36.2%
Marion Donaldson Lab 1623 25.7%
Susan Rae Grn 1381 21.8%
Gordon Murdie C 501 7.9%
Mo Hussain LD 255 4.0%
Alan Melville UKIP 102 1.6%
Natalie Reid SSP 97 1.5%
Bruce Whitehead LftUnity 32 0.5%
John Scott Ind 26 0.4%
Tom Laird Libtn 17 0.3%

Consolidated results:— SNP 2290 (36.2%; 1 seat); Lab 1623 (25.7%; 1 seat); Grn 1381 (21.8%); C 501 (7.9%); LD 255 (4.0%); UKIP 102 (1.6%); SSP 97 (1.5%); LftUnity 32 (0.5%); Ind 26 (0.4%); Libtn 17 (0.3%)

Transfers (Quota = 2109)
Stage I II V VIII IX
John Ritchie 2290 2109 2109 2109 2109
Marion Donaldson 1623 1650 1661 1798 1990
Susan Rae 1381 1464 1495 1663 1729
Gordon Murdie 501 503 507 574
Mo Hussain 255 261 265
Alan Melville 102 105 106
Natalie Reid 97 107 122
Bruce Whitehead 32 33
John Scott 26 29
Tom Laird 17 17

3rd May 2012 (4 seats) [1 Lab gain from LD]

Deidre Brock SNP 1735 22.1%
Angela Blacklock Lab 1674 21.3%
Maggie Chapman Grn 1593 20.3%
Nick Gardner Lab 937 11.9%
Miles Briggs C 637 8.1%
Seumas Skinner SNP 502 6.4%
Jamie Paterson LD 400 5.1%
John McArdle TUSC 109 1.4%
Alex Wilson Ind 109 1.4%
Jimmy McIntosh Ind 91 1.2%
John Hein Lib 69 0.9%

Consolidated results:— Lab 2611 (33.2%; 2 seats); SNP 2237 (28.5%; 1 seat); Grn 1593 (20.3%; 1 seat); C 637 (8.1%); LD 400 (5.1%); Ind 200 (2.5%); TUSC 109 (1.4%); Lib 69 (0.9%)

Transfers (Quota = 1572)
Stage I II III IV VIII IX X
Deidre Brock 1735 1572 1572 1572 1572 1572 1572
Angela Blacklock 1674 1674 1572 1572 1572 1572 1572
Maggie Chapman 1593 1593 1593 1572 1572 1572 1572
Nick Gardner 937 947 1029 1035 1115 1225 1350
Miles Briggs 637 640 644 645 675 784 816
Seumas Skinner 502 630 632 635 708 741
Jamie Paterson 400 403 406 410 445
John McArdle 109 110 111 113
Alex Wilson 109 110 110 111
Jimmy McIntosh 91 92 93 93
John Hein 69 71 72 72

3rd May 2007 (4 seats)

Deirdre Brock SNP 2550 22.6%
Louise Lang LD 2170 19.3%
Angela Blacklock Lab 1937 17.2%
Maggie Chapman Grn 1754 15.6%
Trevor Davies Lab 1144 10.2%
Iain McGill C 1114 9.9%
Adrian Cannon Sol 203 1.8%
John Hein Lib 193 1.7%
Linda Somerville SSP 182 1.6%
Peter Clifford Ind 16 0.1%

Consolidated results:— Lab 3081 (27.4%; 1 seat); SNP 2550 (22.6%; 1 seat); LD 2170 (19.3%; 1 seat); Grn 1754 (15.6%; 1 seat); C 1114 (9.9%); Sol 203 (1.8%); Lib 193 (1.7%); SSP 182 (1.6%); Ind 16 (0.1%)

Transfers (Quota = 2253)
Stage I II III IV V VI VII VIII
Deirdre Brock 2550 2253 2253 2253 2253 2253 2253 2253
Louise Lang 2170 2217 2217 2240 2291 2253 2253 2253
Angela Blacklock 1937 1965 1966 1975 1997 2003 2041 2173
Maggie Chapman 1754 1824 1829 1911 1953 1967 2103 2424
Trevor Davies 1144 1156 1156 1165 1180 1183 1196 1312
Iain McGill 1114 1129 1133 1133 1149 1154 1162
Adrian Cannon 203 228 230 273 283 284
John Hein 193 207 207 211
Linda Somerville 182 192 193
Peter Clifford 16 16

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