Election results - Ward 8 - Lochar
4 councillors have been elected in Ward 8 of Dumfries and Galloway Council to represent Lochar.
4 councillors elected:
- Linda Dorward (Scottish Labour Party)
- Ivor Hyslop (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
- Maureen Johnstone (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
- Tracey Little (Scottish National Party (SNP))
The electorate was 11,299 and the number of ballot papers received was 5,386 giving a percentage turnout of 47.7%. There were 60 rejected ballot papers. The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected was 1,066.
The first preference votes received by each of the candidates and the stage at which any candidate was elected is:
|Candidate||Description (if any)||First preference votes||Stage of election|
|Linda Dorward||Scottish Labour Party||1,166||1|
|Ivor Hyslop||Scottish Conservative and Unionist||1,348||1|
|Maureen Johnstone||Scottish Conservative and Unionist||772||4|
|Tracey Little||Scottish National Party (SNP)||1,787||1|
|Sandy Rogerson||Scottish Green Party||253||0|