Macleod wins by-election

Councillor John Norman Macleod.
Councillor John Norman Macleod.

Independent candidate, John Norman Macleod, has been elected as a Councillor for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in the An Taobh Siar Agus Nis ward.

The Percentage Poll was 39.8 percent. There were 1020 valid ballot papers and 7 rejected ballot papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected was 511.

The first preference votes received by each of the candidates and the stage at which any candidate was elected was:


John Norman Macleod (Independent): 886

Richard Brian Froggatt (Independent): 75

Gavin Macleod Humphreys (Scottish Green Party) 59