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Galashiels and District Ward — Scottish Borders

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4th May 2017 (4 seats) [1 C and 1 Ind gain from 1 Borders Party and 1 SNP]

Euan Jardine C 1292 28.5%
Andy Anderson SNP 907 20.0%
Sandy Aitchison Ind 539 11.9%
John Mitchell SNP 523 11.5%
Harry Scott Ind 460 10.1%
Bill White Ind 396 8.7%
Caledonia Bhatia LD 249 5.5%
David Sharp Lab 167 3.7%

Consolidated results:— SNP 1430 (31.5%; 1 seat); Ind 1395 (30.8%; 2 seats); C 1292 (28.5%; 1 seat); LD 249 (5.5%); Lab 167 (3.7%)

Transfers (Quota = 907)
Stage I II III IV V
Euan Jardine 1292 907 907 907 907
Andy Anderson 907 907 907 907 907
Sandy Aitchison 539 612 640 732 916
John Mitchell 523 530 558 597 647
Harry Scott 460 517 532 592 753
Bill White 396 441 462 522
Caledonia Bhatia 249 316 369
David Sharp 167 188

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

Sandy Aitchison Borders 822 22.5%
Bill Herd SNP 766 20.9%
Bill White Ind 501 13.7%
John Mitchell SNP 492 13.5%
Rick Kenney LD 417 11.4%
Fiona Lackenby C 386 10.6%
Robbie Tatler Lab 273 7.5%

Consolidated results:— SNP 1258 (34.4%; 2 seats); Borders 822 (22.5%; 1 seat); Ind 501 (13.7%; 1 seat); LD 417 (11.4%); C 386 (10.6%); Lab 273 (7.5%)

Transfers (Quota = 732)
Stage I II III IV V
Sandy Aitchison 822 732 732 732 732
Bill Herd 766 766 732 732 732
Bill White 501 522 524 590 701
John Mitchell 492 506 532 593 639
Rick Kenney 417 432 434 490 609
Fiona Lackenby 386 402 403 409
Robbie Tatler 273 280 281

3rd May 2007 (4 seats)

John Mitchell SNP 1519 28.2%
Jim Hume LD 1466 27.2%
Fiona Lackenby C 735 13.6%
Sandy Aitchison Borders 693 12.9%
Bill White Ind 453 8.4%
Graeme McIver Sol 210 3.9%
David Smail Ind 173 3.2%
Alastair Lings Ind 136 2.5%

Consolidated results:— SNP 1519 (28.2%; 1 seat); LD 1466 (27.2%; 1 seat); Ind 762 (14.2%); C 735 (13.6%; 1 seat); Borders 693 (12.9%; 1 seat); Sol 210 (3.9%)

Transfers (Quota = 1078)
Stage I II III IV V VI
John Mitchell 1519 1078 1078 1078 1078 1078
Jim Hume 1466 1466 1078 1078 1078 1078
Fiona Lackenby 735 775 835 848 869 888
Sandy Aitchison 693 776 854 872 898 960
Bill White 453 492 534 570 697 754
Graeme McIver 210 251 269 289 302
David Smail 173 197 225 268
Alastair Lings 136 155 186

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