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Wick Ward — Highland

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

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

Gail Ross SNP 798 46.2%
Neil Macdonald Lab 409 23.7%
Bill Fernie Ind 244 14.1%
Graeme Smith Ind 153 8.9%
Andrew Sinclair C 123 7.1%

Consolidated results:— SNP 798 (46.2%; 1 seat); Lab 409 (23.7%; 1 seat); Ind 397 (23.0%; 1 seat); C 123 (7.1%)

Transfers (Quota = 432)
Stage I II III IV
Gail Ross 798 432 432 432
Neil Macdonald 409 506 432 432
Bill Fernie 244 320 338 373
Graeme Smith 153 189 202 232
Andrew Sinclair 123 154 166

7th April 2011 [Resignation of Katrina MacNab; SNP gain from Ind]

Gail Ross SNP 979 46.8%
Neil MacDonald Lab 409 19.6%
Niall Smith Ind 207 9.9%
Claire Clarke LD 206 9.9%
Jim Oag Ind 184 8.8%
Laurel Bush Ind 73 3.5%
Michael Carr C 33 1.6%
Transfers (Quota = 1046)
Stage I II III
Gail Ross 979 999 1049
Neil MacDonald 409 421 463
Niall Smith 207 217 245
Claire Clarke 206 219 236
Jim Oag 184 202
Laurel Bush 73
Michael Carr 33

3rd May 2007 (3 seats)

Bill Fernie Ind 793 30.3%
Katrina MacNab Ind 451 17.2%
Niall Smith SNP 443 16.9%
Graeme Smith LD 407 15.5%
Jim Oag Lab 366 14.0%
Heather Miller Ind 98 3.7%
Jack Brooker C 46 1.8%
Laurel Bush Ind 17 0.6%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1359 (51.9%; 2 seats); SNP 443 (16.9%); LD 407 (15.5%; 1 seat); Lab 366 (14.0%); C 46 (1.8%)

Transfers (Quota = 656)
Stage I II V VI
Bill Fernie 793 656 656 656
Katrina MacNab 451 505 556 648
Niall Smith 443 457 489 542
Graeme Smith 407 436 458 578
Jim Oag 366 378 399
Heather Miller 98 105
Jack Brooker 46 48
Laurel Bush 17 19

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