polling-station-978x764The by-election for Ward 13 Garscadden/Scotstounhill, which took place last Thursday, has been won by the SNP’s Chris Cunningham.

There was a 23.8% turnout and the voting was as follows:

  • Chris Cunningham, Scottish National Party – 2135 votes, 42.6%
  • Ian Cruickshank, Scottish Labour Party – 1944, 38.8%
  • Ary Jaff, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party – 510, 10.2%
  • Gillian Frances MacDonald, Scottish Green Party – 242, 4.8%
  • James Douglas Speirs, Scottish Liberal Democrats – 97, 1.9%
  • Donald Murdo Mackay, UKIP- 83, 1.7%

There is more information about the new Councillor and his roles in the Council on the Council website.

There is more information about the by-election on the Council’s website and on Wikipedia.