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Liberton/Gilmerton Ward — Edinburgh

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

20th June 2013 [Death of Tom Buchanan; Lab gain from SNP]

Keith Robson Lab 2892 39.5%
Derek Howie SNP 2249 30.7%
Stephanie Murray C 823 11.2%
John Knox LD 605 8.3%
Alys Mumford Grn 412 5.6%
Jonathan Stanley UKIP 235 3.2%
John Scott Ind 64 0.9%
Phil Hunt Pirate 47 0.6%
Transfers (Quota = 3664)
Stage I IV V VI VII
Keith Robson 2892 2941 3070 3255 3448
Derek Howie 2249 2287 2403 2523 2633
Stephanie Murray 823 903 934 1098
John Knox 605 625 708
Alys Mumford 412 412
Jonathan Stanley 235
John Scott 64
Phil Hunt 47

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

Norma Austin Hart Lab 1941 21.4%
Tom Buchanan SNP 1780 19.6%
Bill Cook Lab 1768 19.5%
Nick Cook C 1111 12.3%
Derek Howie SNP 1084 12.0%
John Knox LD 687 7.6%
Joan Carter Grn 469 5.2%
Colin Fox SSP 228 2.5%

Consolidated results:— Lab 3709 (40.9%; 2 seats); SNP 2864 (31.6%; 1 seat); C 1111 (12.3%; 1 seat); LD 687 (7.6%); Grn 469 (5.2%); SSP 228 (2.5%)

Transfers (Quota = 1814)
Stage I II III IV V VI VII
Norma Austin Hart 1941 1814 1814 1814 1814 1814 1814
Tom Buchanan 1780 1789 1794 1826 1814 1814 1814
Bill Cook 1768 1867 1814 1814 1814 1814 1814
Nick Cook 1111 1111 1115 1124 1124 1171 1455
Derek Howie 1084 1086 1089 1127 1137 1268 1440
John Knox 687 689 693 710 710 847
Joan Carter 469 472 479 549 549
Colin Fox 228 228 233

9th September 2010 [Resignation of Ian Murray]

Bill Cook Lab 2974 44.8%
Richard Lewis SNP 1382 20.8%
Stephanie Murray C 1020 15.4%
John Knox LD 722 10.9%
Peter McColl Grn 201 3.0%
Colin Fox SSP 169 2.5%
Mev Brown Ind 128 1.9%
Philip Hunt Pirate 43 0.6%
Transfers (Quota = 3320)
Stage I V VI
Bill Cook 2974 3121 3308
Richard Lewis 1382 1484 1698
Stephanie Murray 1020 1055 1262
John Knox 722 816
Peter McColl 201
Colin Fox 169
Mev Brown 128
Philip Hunt 43

3rd May 2007 (4 seats)

Tom Buchanan SNP 3471 26.6%
Norma Hart Lab 2524 19.3%
Ian Murray Lab 2104 16.1%
Gavin Easton C 1912 14.7%
Conor Snowden LD 1902 14.6%
Joan Carter Grn 464 3.6%
Colin Fox SSP 208 1.6%
Max Volino Ind 207 1.6%
John Wight Sol 132 1.0%
Alex Scott Ind 123 0.9%

Consolidated results:— Lab 4628 (35.5%; 2 seats); SNP 3471 (26.6%; 1 seat); C 1912 (14.7%); LD 1902 (14.6%; 1 seat); Grn 464 (3.6%); Ind 330 (2.5%); SSP 208 (1.6%); Sol 132 (1.0%)

Transfers (Quota = 2610)
Stage I II IV V VII VIII
Tom Buchanan 3471 2610 2610 2610 2610 2610
Norma Hart 2524 2610 2610 2610 2610 2610
Ian Murray 2104 2142 2156 2176 2252 2356
Gavin Easton 1912 1976 1984 1991 2032 2101
Conor Snowden 1902 2028 2049 2068 2161 2449
Joan Carter 464 589 605 639 788
Colin Fox 208 265 268 310
Max Volino 207 225 276 302
John Wight 132 180 194
Alex Scott 123 161

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