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Heldon and Laich Ward — Moray

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

1st October 2015 [Resignation of Eric McGillivray]

Dennis Slater Ind 1323 41.1%
Joyce O'Hara SNP 1003 31.1%
Pete Bloomfield C 703 21.8%
James MacKessack-Leitch Grn 192 6.0%
Transfers (Quota = 1611)
Stage I II
Dennis Slater 1323 1775
Joyce O'Hara 1003 1100
Pete Bloomfield 703
James MacKessack-Leitch 192

7th March 2013 [Resignation of Carolle Ralph; Ind gain from SNP]

John Cowe Ind 972 31.4%
Stuart Crowther SNP 833 26.9%
Pete Bloomfield C 473 15.3%
Nick Traynor Ind 418 13.5%
James MacKessack-Leitch Grn 228 7.4%
Jeff Hamilton Ind 175 5.6%
Transfers (Quota = 1550)
Stage I II III IV
John Cowe 972 1058 1273 1507
Stuart Crowther 833 891 960 1005
Pete Bloomfield 473 516 558
Nick Traynor 418 496
James MacKessack-Leitch 228
Jeff Hamilton 175

3rd May 2012 (4 seats)

Carolle Ralph SNP 797 20.0%
Eric McGillivray Ind 735 18.4%
Allan Wright C 688 17.3%
David Stewart SNP 678 17.0%
Chris Tuke Ind 584 14.7%
James Mackessack-Leitch Grn 262 6.6%
John Gordon Ind 241 6.0%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1560 (39.1%; 2 seats); SNP 1475 (37.0%; 1 seat); C 688 (17.3%; 1 seat); Grn 262 (6.6%)

Transfers (Quota = 798)
Stage I II III IV V
Carolle Ralph 797 807 807 798 798
Eric McGillivray 735 828 798 798 798
Allan Wright 688 699 703 703 763
David Stewart 678 687 692 699 740
Chris Tuke 584 659 670 670 764
James Mackessack-Leitch 262 279 281 281
John Gordon 241

3rd May 2007 (4 seats)

David Stewart SNP 1646 31.0%
Eric McGillivray Ind 813 15.3%
John Hogg Ind 744 14.0%
Allan Wright C 606 11.4%
Chris Tuke Ind 531 10.0%
Harry Halkett Ind 354 6.7%
Eric Paton Ind 254 4.8%
Des Donaldson Ind 155 2.9%
Martyn Harris Ind 114 2.1%
Neil Hutchinson Ind 92 1.7%

Consolidated results:— Ind 3057 (57.6%; 2 seats); SNP 1646 (31.0%; 1 seat); C 606 (11.4%; 1 seat)

Transfers (Quota = 1062)
Stage I II III IV V VI VII VIII
David Stewart 1646 1062 1062 1062 1062 1062 1062 1062
Eric McGillivray 813 886 905 945 957 1002 1119 1062
John Hogg 744 781 787 797 810 844 941 952
Allan Wright 606 634 640 645 653 671 726 730
Chris Tuke 531 564 594 607 615 635 677 688
Harry Halkett 354 399 401 418 502 621
Eric Paton 254 311 315 326 366
Des Donaldson 155 196 203 215
Martyn Harris 114 126 141
Neil Hutchinson 92 104

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