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Dundee City Council election, 2007

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May 3, 2007 (2007-05-03)  2012 →
The Ferry  Strathmartine
11 seats, 34.1%  10 seats, 34.1%
Kevin Keenan  Derek Scott
Strathmartine  The Ferry
10 seats, 34.1%  5 seat, 14.9%
Dundee City Council election, 2007

Elections to Dundee City Council were held on 3 May 2007, the same day as the other Scottish local government elections and the Scottish Parliament general election.

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The election was the first one to use the new 8 wards created as a results of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004, each ward will elect three or four councillors using the single transferable vote system a form of proportional representation. The new wards replace 29 single-member wards which used the plurality (first past the post) system of election.

Election results

The votes and percentage of vote share are based on first preference votes.

Changes Since 2007 Election

  • †On 24 March 2009, Lochee Cllr John Letford became an Independent after leaving the Labour Party
  • By-Elections(since 3 May 2007)

    A by-election was held in the Lochee ward on 22 November 2007, following the resignation of Nigel Don MSP, subsequent to his election to the Scottish Parliament. The seat was retained by the party's Alan Ross

    A by-election was held in the Maryfield ward on 12 March 2009, following the resignation of Labour Cllr Joe Morrow, subsequent to his appointment by the Scottish Government as president of the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland. The seat was won by the SNP's Craig Melville

    References

    Dundee City Council election, 2007 Wikipedia


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