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Selkirkshire Ward — Scottish Borders

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4th May 2017 (3 seats) [1 SNP gain from LD]

Michelle Ballantyne C 1081 27.0%
Elaine Thornton-Nicol SNP 888 22.2%
Trevor Adams C 606 15.1%
Gordon Edgar Ind 514 12.8%
Kenneth Gunn Ind 392 9.8%
Scott Redpath Lab 147 3.7%
Nancy Norman LD 134 3.3%
David Black Ind 123 3.1%
Barbara Harvie Grn 122 3.0%

Consolidated results:— C 1687 (42.1%; 1 seat); Ind 1029 (25.7%; 1 seat); SNP 888 (22.2%; 1 seat); Lab 147 (3.7%); LD 134 (3.3%); Grn 122 (3.0%)

Transfers (Quota = 1002)
Stage I II III IV V VI VII VIII
Michelle Ballantyne 1081 1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1002
Elaine Thornton-Nicol 888 888 940 956 983 1031 1002 1002
Trevor Adams 606 660 662 675 694 712 713 762
Gordon Edgar 514 524 531 568 607 645 651 847
Kenneth Gunn 392 396 403 416 428 456 463
Scott Redpath 147 148 165 176 219
Nancy Norman 134 135 162 170
David Black 123 124 125
Barbara Harvie 122 122

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

Michelle Ballantyne C 799 24.3%
Kenneth Gunn SNP 671 20.4%
Vicky Davidson LD 649 19.7%
Gordon Edgar Ind 597 18.1%
Leven Brown Borders 299 9.1%
Gordon Harrison Ind 276 8.4%

Consolidated results:— Ind 873 (26.5%; 1 seat); C 799 (24.3%; 1 seat); SNP 671 (20.4%); LD 649 (19.7%; 1 seat); Borders 299 (9.1%)

Transfers (Quota = 823)
Stage I II III IV
Michelle Ballantyne 799 832 823 823
Kenneth Gunn 671 696 696 744
Vicky Davidson 649 708 710 821
Gordon Edgar 597 673 674 762
Leven Brown 299 340 341
Gordon Harrison 276

3rd May 2007 (3 seats)

Vicky Davidson LD 1313 29.5%
Carolyn Riddell-Carre C 1121 25.2%
Kenneth Gunn SNP 826 18.5%
Gordon Edgar Ind 558 12.5%
Violet Baillie Borders 360 8.1%
Alastair Pattullo Ind 279 6.3%

Consolidated results:— LD 1313 (29.5%; 1 seat); C 1121 (25.2%; 1 seat); Ind 837 (18.8%); SNP 826 (18.5%; 1 seat); Borders 360 (8.1%)

Transfers (Quota = 1115)
Stage I II III IV V
Vicky Davidson 1313 1115 1115 1115 1115
Carolyn Riddell-Carre 1121 1121 1115 1115 1115
Kenneth Gunn 826 856 857 903 997
Gordon Edgar 558 602 603 697 808
Violet Baillie 360 385 386 441
Alastair Pattullo 279 313 313

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