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Caol and Mallaig Ward — Highland

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5th April 2018 [Death of Billy MacLachlan; LD gain from SNP]

Denis Rixson LD 658 31.1%
Alex MacInnes SNP 574 27.2%
Colin “Woody” Wood Ind 454 21.5%
Ian Smith C 183 8.7%
Catherine MacKinnon Ind 146 6.9%
Ronald Campbell Ind 98 4.6%
Transfers (Quota = 1057)
Stage I II III
Denis Rixson 658 791 968
Alex MacInnes 574 617 737
Colin “Woody” Wood 454 588
Ian Smith 183
Catherine MacKinnon 146
Ronald Campbell 98

4th May 2017 (3 seats)

Allan Henderson Ind 917 28.3%
Billy Maclachlan SNP 778 24.0%
Ben Thompson Ind 767 23.7%
Denis Rixson LD 304 9.4%
Liz Saggers C 265 8.2%
Susan Carstairs Lab 181 5.6%
Liam Simmonds Ind 30 0.9%

Consolidated results:— Ind 1714 (52.9%; 2 seats); SNP 778 (24.0%; 1 seat); LD 304 (9.4%); C 265 (8.2%); Lab 181 (5.6%)

Transfers (Quota = 811)
Stage I II III IV
Allan Henderson 917 811 811 811
Billy Maclachlan 778 793 796 800
Ben Thompson 767 809 826 811
Denis Rixson 304 324 328 331
Liz Saggers 265 271 275 276
Susan Carstairs 181 187 189 191
Liam Simmonds 30 34

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