Renfrewshire Council

Ward 04- Paisley Northwest

I declare that the result of the election in Ward 4 - Paisley Northwest is as follows.

There are 4 councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 39.4%. There were 4,863 valid papers and 126 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected is 973.

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
Jack CLARKScottish Liberal Democrats1230
Beth DOUGLASScottish Green Party1880
Andy DOYLE 2110
Karen KENNEDYScottish Labour Party8508
Kenny MACLARENScottish National Party (SNP)1,3031
Mags MACLARENScottish National Party (SNP)8112
John MCINTYREScottish Conservative and Unionist65710
John Goudie MCINTYREIndependent1850
Sandra WEBSTERScottish Socialist Party420
Tommy WILLIAMSScottish Labour Party4930


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 candidate100
On which the figure '1' standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate24
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 rejected126