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Elections and voting

Local Government Election Results 2012

Below is a summary of the election results for East Renfrewshire Council. Detailed information regarding the results for each of the six wards can be accessed via the menu links.

Map of East Renfrewshire illustrating wards

Ward 1- Neilston, Uplawmoor and Newton Mearns North

Tony Buchanan - Scottish National Party (SNP)
Charlie Gilbert - Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Elaine Green - Scottish Labour Party
Paul O'Kane - Scottish Labour Party 

Total number of valid papers - 6,067
Turnout - 44.16%

Ward 2 - Barrhead

Betty Wood Cunningham - Scottish Labour Party
Danny Devlin - Independent
Kenny Hay - Scottish Labour Party
Tommy Reilly - Scottish National Party (SNP)

Total number of valid papers - 6,048
Turnout - 47.59%

Ward 3 - Giffnock and Thornliebank

Jim Fletcher - Scottish Labour Party
Gordon Wallace - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Vince Waters - Scottish National Party (SNP)

Total number of valid papers - 5,446
Turnout - 49.66%

Ward 4 - Netherlee, Stamperland and Williamwood

Gordon Alexander McCaskill - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Mary Montague - The Labour and Co-operative Party Candidate
Ralph Robertson - Independent

Total number of valid papers - 5,130
Turnout - 50.54%

Ward 5 - Newton Mearns South

Barbara Grant - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Ian McAlpine - The Labour and Co-operative Party Candidate
Jim Swift - Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Total number of valid papers - 4,790
Turnout - 49.53%

Ward 6 - Busby, Clarkston and Eaglesham

Alastair Carmichael - Scottish National Party (SNP)
Alan Lafferty - The Labour and Co-operative Party Candidate
Stewart Miller - Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Total number of valid papers - 5,393
Turnout - 50.38%


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