Renfrewshire Council

Ward 07- Paisley Southwest

I declare that the result of the election in Ward 7 - Paisley Southwest is as follows.

There are 4 councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 48.8%. There were 5,614 valid papers and 103 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected is 1,123.

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
Stephen BURNSScottish National Party (SNP)7246
Lorraine CAMERONScottish National Party (SNP)9725
James HALPINScottish Conservative and Unionist7510
Sean McEvoy LAFFERTYScottish Green Party1570
Eileen MCCARTINScottish Liberal Democrats9933
Brian Alexander MCGUIREScottish National Party (SNP)5600
Kevin MONTGOMERYScottish Labour Party1,4571

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 candidate9
On which the figure '1' standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate91
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 uncertainty3
Total number of ballot papers rejected103