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Declaration of Results - Stranraer and North Rhins Ward: 3 May 2012

I declare that the result of the election in the Stranraer and North Rhins Ward is as follows.

There are 3 councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 46.07%. There were 3310 valid votes and 38 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected is 828.

The first preference votes received by each of the candidates and the stage at which any candidate was elected is as:

Name of CandidateNumber of First Preference VotesStage at which candidate has been elected
Dick, Iain
(Scottish National Party)
4503
Dougan, John
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party)
497
McCutcheon, Marion
(Scottish Labour Party)
3063
Scobie, Willie20571

Of the total ballot papers, the following were rejected as void and not counted on account of:

Adjudication Reject ReasonNumber
Which does not bear a unique identifying mark in a form that is capable of being read by electronic means;0
On which the figure "1" standing alone is not placed so as to indicate a first preference for some candidate30
On which the figure "1" standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate4
On which anything is written or marked by which the voter can be identified except the printed number and other unique identifying mark on the back0
Which is unmarked or void for uncertainty4
Total number of ballot papers rejected38

The pdf icon Preference Summary Report [36kb] shows the number of 1st and later preference votes received by each candidate in this ward.

This pdf icon report [39kb] shows transfers of votes in this ward.

This pdf icon report [43kb] shows the no of 1st and later preferences per ballot box or combination of ballot boxes.

This pdf icon report [40kb] shows how votes transferred at each stage of the Count.

Alex Haswell
Returning Officer

4 May 2012

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