Shetland Islands Council Election May 2012

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The 2012 Shetland Island Council election was held on Thursday 3 May. There were 43 candidates competing for 22 vacancies.

Electoral Wards

Lerwick North

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

Elected

Bill Adams Independent 28 64 75 83 - - - Cross.gif
Malcolm Bell Independent 684 304 - - - - - Tick.gif
Caroline Miller Independent 35 51 53 - - - - Cross.gif
Danus Skene Scottish National Party 65 98 102 109 122 142 - Cross.gif
Michael Stout Independent 207 350 304 - - - - Tick.gif
Allan Wishart Independent 147 230 236 258 273 295 348 Tick.gif
Alex Wright Independent 46 74 86 88 105 - - Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Malcolm Bell elected at the first stage.
  • Michael Stout elected at the third stage.
  • Allan Wishart elected at the seventh stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,212
  • Rejected as void: 11
  • Votes required for election: 304
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Shetland Electoral Wards

Lerwick South

A four-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

Elected

Peter Campbell Independent 259 310 329 349 388 - Tick.gif
Jim Henry Independent 58 71 78 - - - Cross.gif
Robbie Leith Independent 144 184 188 204 241 248 Cross.gif
Iain Morrison Scottish National Party 119 144 148 157 - - Cross.gif
Cecil Smith Independent 319 407 - - - - Tick.gif
Amanda Westlake Independent 229 280 291 308 346 358 Tick.gif
Jonathan Wills Independent 646 - - - - - Tick.gif

Statistics

  • Jonathan Wills elected at the first stage.
  • Cecil Smith elected at the second stage
  • Peter Campbell elected at the fifth stage.
  • Amanda Westlake elected at the sixth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,791
  • Rejected as void: 17
  • Votes needed to be elected: 355

North Isles

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Elected

Gary Cleaver Independent 301 308 312 377 Tick.gif
Steven Coutts Independent 331 358 - - Tick.gif
Robert Henderson Independent 430 - - - Tick.gif
Jim Johnston Independent 159 183 186 242 Cross.gif
Alan Skinner Independent 158 176 179 - Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Robert Henderson elected at the first stage.
  • Steven Coutts elected at the second stage.
  • Gary Cleaver elected at the fourth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,379
  • Rejected as void: 15
  • Votes needed to be elected: 345

Shetland North

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

Elected

Colin Arnot Independent 36 40 40 - - - - Cross.gif
Alastair Cooper Independent 346 369 - - - - - Tick.gif
Davy Cooper Independent 172 182 184 191 209 257 - Cross.gif
Alan MacDonald Independent 59 65 66 72 - - - Cross.gif
Andrea Manson Independent 444 - - - - - - Tick.gif
Drew Ratter Independent 257 274 279 283 299 345 421 Tick.gif
Jim Reyner Independent 119 129 130 141 153 - - Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Andrea Manson elected at the first stage.
  • Alistair Cooper elected at the second stage.
  • Drew Ratter elected at the sixth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,433
  • Rejected as void: 9
  • Votes needed to be elected: 359

Shetland West

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

Elected

Andy Holt Independent 77 103 109 126 - - - Cross.gif
Marion Hughson Independent 68 85 91 - - - - Cross.gif
Rev Tom MacIntyre Independent 117 142 148 166 183 206 - Cross.gif
Frank Robertson Independent 112 160 169 187 216 269 381 Tick.gif
Gary Robinson Independent 359 - - - - - - Tick.gif
Theo Smith Independent 481 - - - - - - Tick.gif
Ian Tinkler Independent 78 107 112 127 167 - - Cross.gif

Statistics

  • Theo Smith elected at the first stage.
  • Gary Robinson elected at the first stage.
  • [[Frank Robertson elected at the seventh stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,292
  • Rejected as void: 9
  • Votes needed to be elected: 305

Shetland Central

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

Elected?

Mark Burgess Independent 143 193 196 221 259 Tick.gif
John N Hunter Independent 50 74 76 81 - Cross.gif
Peter Jamieson Scottish Christian Party 48 52 53 - - Cross.gif
Davie Sandison Independent 375 - - - - Tick.gif
Ian Scott Independent 145 162 163 171 190 Cross.gif
Vaila Wishart Independent 267 - - - - Tick.gif

Statistics

  • Davie Sandison elected at the first stage.
  • Vaila Wishart elected at the first stage.
  • Mark Burgess elected at the fifth stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,028
  • Rejected as void: 16
  • Votes needed to be elected: 258

Shetland South

A three-seat ward.

Candidate

Party

1st

2nd

Elected?

Allison Duncan Independent 685 - Tick.gif
Billy Fox Independent 337 498 Tick.gif
Andrew Shearer Scottish Christian Party 68 - Cross.gif
George Smith Independent 416 - Tick.gif

Statistics

  • Allison Duncan elected at the first stage.
  • George Smith elected at the first stage.
  • Billy Fox elected at the second stage.
  • Valid votes: 1,508
  • Rejected as void: 9
  • Votes needed to be elected: 378

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