Renfrewshire Council

Ward 01- Renfrew North and Braehead

I declare that the result of the election in Ward 1 - Renfrew North and Braehead is as follows.

There are 4 councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 45.9%. There were 5,421 valid papers and 137 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected is 1,085.

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

Name of candidateAffiliationNumber of first preference votesStage at which candidate has been elected
Bill BROWNScottish Labour Party1,1041
Lisa-Marie HUGHESScottish National Party (SNP)8326
Peter MORTONIndependent1530
Alexander MURRINScottish Labour Party6450
Nathalie ROSSETScottish Green Party1450
John SHAWScottish National Party (SNP)1,3351
Ross STALKERScottish Liberal Democrats1230
Jane STRANGScottish Conservative and Unionist1,0842


Of the total ballot papers, the following were rejected as void and not counted on account of:

Adjudication Reject ReasonNumber
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 candidate7
On which the figure '1' standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate125
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 uncertainty5
Total number of ballot papers rejected137