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Elections and voting

2012 Election Results for Ward 3 - Giffnock and Thornliebank

On this page you can find details of the election results for Ward 3 - Giffnock and Thornliebank

Name of Candidate


Elected at Stage Number

First Preference Votes Received

Jim FletcherScottish Labour Party11,935
Gordon WallaceScottish Conservative and Unionist31,163
Vincent WatersScottish National Party (SNP)31,083

Total Votes Cast


Percentage Poll


Rejected Ballot Papers

Reason for Rejection

Number of Papers

Which does not bear a unique identifying mark in a form that is capable of being read by electronic means0
On which the figure "1" standing alone is not placed so as to indicate a first preference for some candidate6
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 uncertainty37
Total number of ballot papers rejected47

Further details are available from the undernoted reports in the Related documents section.

Election results

This report gives a stage by stage summary of first preference votes, surplus transfers and exclusions

Declaration of results

This report is the formal declaration of candidates elected as councillors for the ward

Preference summary report

This report summarises the number of 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. preferences for each candidate

Transfers report

This report provides information on the number of votes transferred between candidates, the transfer weight and the transfer value

First preference by ballot box report

This report summarises the number of 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. preferences for each candidate broken down to ballot box level.  As required, to ensure that an individual's voter preferences cannot be identified where the number of votes cast in a polling station is less than 200 the data has been aggregated with another polling station.

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