Renfrewshire Council

Ward 05- Paisley East and Central

I declare that the result of the election in Ward 5 - Paisley East and Central is as follows.

There are 3 councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 42.6%. There were 3,798 valid papers and 87 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected is 950.

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
Samantha ALLANScottish Liberal Democrats1050
John CAMERONScottish Conservative and Unionist6380
Carolann DAVIDSONScottish Labour Party8215
Stuart Alexander MCAUSLANDScottish Labour Party4110
John MCNAUGHTANScottish National Party (SNP)1,0071
Will MYLETScottish National Party (SNP)6087
Daniel Alexander SPEIRSScottish Green Party2080


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 candidate77
On which the figure '1' standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate6
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 uncertainty4
Total number of ballot papers rejected87