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The Lochs Ward — Fife

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

25th August 2016 [Resignation of Willie Clarke; Lab gain from Ind]

Mary Lockhart Lab 1318 47.1%
Lea McLelland SNP 1079 38.6%
Malcolm McDonald C 270 9.6%
Thomas Kirby Comm 86 3.1%
Bradford Oliver LD 45 1.6%
Transfers (Quota = 1400)
Stage I II III
Mary Lockhart 1318 1365 1459
Lea McLelland 1079 1106 1124
Malcolm McDonald 270 280
Thomas Kirby 86
Bradford Oliver 45

22nd May 2014 [Resignation of Alex Rowley] (Quota = 1550)

Alex Campbell Lab 2042 65.9%
Lesley Backhouse SNP 753 24.3%
Martin Green UKIP 162 5.2%
Jonathan Gray C 141 4.6%

3rd May 2012 (3 seats)

Alex Rowley Lab 1380 37.0%
William Clarke Ind 1025 27.5%
Ann Bain SNP 708 19.0%
Caron Hughes Lab 349 9.4%
Susan Archibald Ind 165 4.4%
Sheila Emmerson C 99 2.7%

Consolidated results:— Lab 1729 (46.4%; 1 seat); Ind 1190 (31.9%; 1 seat); SNP 708 (19.0%; 1 seat); C 99 (2.7%)

Transfers (Quota = 932)
Stage I II III V
Alex Rowley 1380 932 932 932
William Clarke 1025 1025 932 932
Ann Bain 708 754 769 868
Caron Hughes 349 621 669 734
Susan Archibald 165 214 221
Sheila Emmerson 99 104 105

3rd May 2007 (3 seats)

Willie Clarke Ind 1291 28.0%
Alex Rowley Lab 961 20.9%
Ann Bain SNP 957 20.8%
John Devine Lab 818 17.7%
Douglas McLellan LD 259 5.6%
David Hicks C 170 3.7%
Kate Stewart Sol 81 1.8%
James Ireland Ind 72 1.6%

Consolidated results:— Lab 1779 (38.6%; 1 seat); Ind 1363 (29.6%; 1 seat); SNP 957 (20.8%; 1 seat); LD 259 (5.6%); C 170 (3.7%); Sol 81 (1.8%)

Transfers (Quota = 1153)
Stage I II IV V VI
Willie Clarke 1291 1153 1153 1153 1153
Alex Rowley 961 972 1004 1020 1072
Ann Bain 957 972 1005 1028 1117
John Devine 818 869 888 900 950
Douglas McLellan 259 273 291 353
David Hicks 170 170 179
Kate Stewart 81 85
James Ireland 72 73

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