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Shetland Islands Council election, 2012

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Elections to Shetland Islands Council were held on 3 May 2012, the same day as the other Scottish local government elections. The election was the second using the seven new wards created as a results of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004, each ward elected three or four Councillors using the single transferable vote system a form of proportional representation, with 22 Councillors elected.

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As in 2007 Independents took all of the 22 seats on the Council. The Scottish National Party contested both Lerwick Wards for the first time in 2012 but only secured 1.9% of the vote. The Council is again administered solely by Independents.

Election results

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes. The net gain/loss and percentage changes relate to the result of the previous Scottish local elections on 3 May 2007. This may differ from other published sources showing gain/loss relative to seats held at dissolution of Scotland's councils.

North Isles

  • 2007: 3xIndependent
  • 2012: 3xIndependent
  • 2007-2012 Change: No change
  • Shetland North

  • 2007: 3xIndependent
  • 2012: 3xIndependent
  • 2007-2012 Change: No change
  • Shetland West

  • 2007: 3xIndependent
  • 2012: 3xIndependent
  • 2007-2012 Change: No change
  • Shetland Central

  • 2007: 3xIndependent
  • 2012: 3xIndependent
  • 2007-2012 Change: No change
  • Shetland South

  • 2007: 3xIndependent
  • 2012: 3xIndependent
  • 2007-2012 Change: No change
  • Lerwick North

  • 2007: 3xIndependent
  • 2012: 3xIndependent
  • 2007-2012: No change
  • Lerwick South

  • 2007: 4xIndependent
  • 2012: 4xIndependent
  • 2007-2012: No change
  • References

    Shetland Islands Council election, 2012 Wikipedia


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