Shetland Islands Council Election May 2007

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The 2007 Shetland Island Council election was held on Thursday 3 May. There were 50 candidates competing for 23 vacancies.

Electoral Wards

For this election Shetland was split into seven "Wards"

Lerwick North

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

Elected

Bill Adams 125 155 196 108 43 26 Cross.gif
Sandy Cluness 264 227 127 66 28 44 Tick.gif
Kathy Greaves 79 130 164 84 49 40 Cross.gif
Kevin Learmonth 110 122 95 60 65 60 Cross.gif
Caroline Miller 206 225 167 66 39 28 Tick.gif
Allan Wishart 505 233 107 45 29 32 Tick.gif

Statistics

  • Allan Wishart elected at the first stage.
  • Sandy Cluness elected at the third stage.
  • Caroline Miller elected at the sixth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,289
  • Rejected as void: 9
  • Votes needed to be elected: 323
  • Turnout: 51.28%
File:PicShetlandWards.gif
Shetland Electoral Wards

Lerwick South

A four-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

Elected

Gussie Angus None 473 384 206 101 31 9 6 8 12 Tick.gif
Cecil Eunson None 489 324 202 94 37 14 13 10 7 Tick.gif
Geoff Feather Independent 97 103 114 112 39 32 43 22 19 Cross.gif
Jim Henry None 127 185 207 142 62 32 18 19 4 Tick.gif
Robbie Leith Scottish Socialists 150 113 104 105 34 24 21 32 38 Cross.gif
Maurice Mullay Scottish Conservatives 159 129 127 117 46 18 20 21 25 Cross.gif
Michael Peterson Independent 116 121 134 116 38 36 33 29 26 Cross.gif
Cecil Smith Independent 199 239 248 165 56 46 18 11 7 Tick.gif
Lindsay Smith Independent 40 64 74 106 30 32 30 34 39 Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Cecil Eunson elected at the first stage.
  • Gussie Angus elected at the first stage.
  • Cecil Smith elected at the seventh stage.
  • Jim Henry elected at the ninth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,850
  • Rejected as void: 30
  • Votes needed to be elected: 371
  • Turnout: 55.33%

North Isles

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

Elected

Laura Baisley 197 175 146 64 42 34 27 25 Tick.gif
Brian Gregson 145 171 124 74 38 29 33 36 Cross.gif
Robert Henderson 145 198 146 66 47 28 23 27 Tick.gif
Laurence Odie 117 119 142 84 39 29 34 18 Cross.gif
Laurence Robertson 113 137 125 66 30 44 34 44 Cross.gif
Josie Simpson 479 212 177 88 30 25 19 16 Tick.gif
Robert Thompson 107 136 145 79 57 38 31 12 Cross.gif
Gordon Williamson 126 151 148 60 38 33 28 33 Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Josie Simpson elected at the first stage.
  • Laura Baisley elected at the sixth stage.
  • Robert Henderson elected at the eighth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,429
  • Rejected as void: 13
  • Votes needed to be elected: 358
  • Turnout: 64.06%

Shetland North

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

Elected

Barbara Cheyne 186 147 166 103 47 23 23 32 Cross.gif
Alastair Cooper 438 268 129 61 20 18 27 12 Tick.gif
Addie Doull 215 277 205 98 35 34 11 11 Tick.gif
Joan Easten 46 67 51 38 46 41 54 53 Cross.gif
Kenneth Hughson 135 127 169 99 61 27 31 13 Cross.gif
Alan Macdonald 82 83 80 51 49 51 39 31 Cross.gif
Bill Manson 214 197 193 77 30 31 16 29 Tick.gif
Daniel Robertson 68 71 110 65 56 41 45 57 Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Alastair Cooper elected at the first stage.
  • Addie Doull elected at the sixth stage.
  • Bill Manson elected at the eighth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,384
  • Rejected as void: 19
  • Votes needed to be elected: 347
  • Turnout: 58.39%

Shetland West

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

Elected

Brian Anderson 174 154 155 98 132 Cross.gif
Florence Grains 245 210 169 103 96 Tick.gif
Marion Hughson 124 178 221 131 106 Cross.gif
Frank Robertson 384 297 156 84 48 Tick.gif
Gary Robinson 289 249 217 103 57 Tick.gif

Statistics

  • Frank Robertson elected at the first stage.
  • Gary Robinson elected at the second stage.
  • Florence Grains elected at the fourth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,216
  • Rejected as void: 11
  • Votes needed to be elected: 305
  • Turnout: 63.87%

Shetland Central

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

Elected

Scotty Dyble 19 24 51 27 17 17 32 43 Cross.gif
Betty Fullerton 257 206 155 42 12 16 11 18 Tick.gif
Iris Hawkins 330 246 162 52 17 10 8 6 Tick.gif
Andrew J. Hughson 311 238 135 47 21 8 10 5 Tick.gif
John Hunter 46 98 127 79 28 28 10 4 Cross.gif
Jim Ivens 23 50 65 24 30 35 23 19 Cross.gif
Geordie Pottinger 98 144 123 69 29 18 19 8 Cross.gif
Ian Scott 131 82 90 55 29 18 18 19 Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Iris Hawkins elected at the first stage.
  • Andrew J Hughson elected at the first stage.
  • Betty Fullerton elected at the seventh stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,215
  • Rejected as void: 15
  • Votes needed to be elected: 304
  • Turnout: 55.88%

Shetland South

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

Elected

Jim Budge 350 363 217 84 41 31 Tick.gif
Allison Duncan 501 265 210 91 41 42 Tick.gif
Jim Friedlander 75 103 104 78 97 147 Cross.gif
John Hunter 148 179 209 128 100 42 Cross.gif
Gordon Mitchell 225 254 195 127 53 61 Cross.gif
Rick Nickerson 286 218 205 116 71 50 Tick.gif

Statistics

  • Allison Duncan elected at the first stage.
  • Jim Budge elected at the fourth stage.
  • Rick Nickerson elected at the sixth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,585
  • Rejected as void: 22
  • Votes needed to be elected: 397
  • Turnout: 63.67%

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