Renfrewshire Council

Ward 03- Paisley Northeast and Ralston

I declare that the result of the election in Ward 3 - Paisley Northeast and Ralston is as follows.

There are 3 councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 54.6%. There were 4,804 valid papers and 86 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected is 1,202.

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
Jennifer Marion ADAM-MCGREGORScottish National Party (SNP)8749
Lindsay BROWNScottish Socialist Party440
Catriona CAMPBELLScottish Liberal Democrats5620
Billy CARLINIndependent500
John CLARKScottish National Party (SNP)8620
Neill GRAHAMScottish Conservative and Unionist1,0916
Duncan MACINTOSHScottish Green Party1700
Jim SHARKEYScottish Labour Party8356
Maureen SHARKEYScottish Labour Party3160


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 candidate69
On which the figure '1' standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate15
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 uncertainty2
Total number of ballot papers rejected86