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Elections and voting

Election results for Ward 6 2012

Election results Ward 1



Elected stage

First preference votes received

Alastair Carmichael   Scottish National Party (SNP)41,165
Alan LaffertyThe Labour and Co-operative Party Candidate11,763
Stewart MillerScottish Conservative and Unionist41,223
Total votes

Total votes


Percentage poll

Rejected ballot papers

Reason for rejection


Doesn't bear a unique identifying mark in a form that is capable of being read by electronic means0
The figure '1' standing alone is not placed so as to indicate a first preference for some candidate5
The figure '1' standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate2
Anything is written or marked by which the voter can be identified except the printed number and other unique identifying mark on the back0
Is unmarked or void for uncertainty41