Renfrewshire Council

Ward 06- Paisley Southeast

I declare that the result of the election in Ward 6 - Paisley Southeast is as follows.

There are 3 councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 50.7%. There were 4,597 valid papers and 92 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected is 1,150.

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
Eddie DEVINEScottish Labour Party1,0095
Sheila FULTONScottish Conservative and Unionist6950
Paul MACKIndependent6489
Marie MCGURKScottish National Party (SNP)1,0477
Emma Louise MCSHANEScottish Green Party1560
John MILLERScottish Socialist Party140
Ben SMITHScottish Labour Party2500
Janette SWANSONScottish National Party (SNP)6640
Michael Thomas WILSONScottish Liberal Democrats1140


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 candidate84
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 uncertainty1
Total number of ballot papers rejected92