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Cowdenbeath Ward — Fife

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

22nd May 2014 [Resignation of Jayne Baxter] (Quota = 1658)

Gary Guichan Lab 2039 61.5%
Connor Watt SNP 834 25.2%
Judith Rideout UKIP 277 8.4%
John Wheatley C 164 4.9%

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

Peter Lockhart Lab 1309 35.3%
Jayne Baxter Lab 1117 30.1%
Alistair Bain SNP 895 24.2%
Darren Tod SNP 180 4.9%
Alistair Harvey C 126 3.4%
Elaine Walker LD 79 2.1%

Consolidated results:— Lab 2426 (65.5%; 2 seats); SNP 1075 (29.0%; 1 seat); C 126 (3.4%); LD 79 (2.1%)

Transfers (Quota = 927)
Stage I II
Peter Lockhart 1309 927
Jayne Baxter 1117 1117
Alistair Bain 895 959
Darren Tod 180 197
Alistair Harvey 126 142
Elaine Walker 79 114

3rd May 2007 (3 seats)

John Simpson Lab 1414 27.5%
Alex Maxwell Ind 1350 26.3%
Alistair Bain SNP 968 18.9%
Lesley McEwan Lab 624 12.2%
Robert Arnott Ind 384 7.5%
Mary Hipwell LD 246 4.8%
Keith Smith C 148 2.9%

Consolidated results:— Lab 2038 (39.7%; 1 seat); Ind 1734 (33.8%; 1 seat); SNP 968 (18.9%; 1 seat); LD 246 (4.8%); C 148 (2.9%)

Transfers (Quota = 1284)
Stage I II III IV V VI
John Simpson 1414 1284 1284 1284 1284 1284
Alex Maxwell 1350 1350 1284 1284 1284 1284
Alistair Bain 968 972 984 1004 1074 1213
Lesley McEwan 624 712 725 736 797 913
Robert Arnott 384 389 397 428 493
Mary Hipwell 246 249 253 281
Keith Smith 148 148 149

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