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Airyhall/Broomhill/Garthdee By-election

Declaration of Result

I, Valerie Watts, Returning Officer, hereby declare the results of the verification process for the election in the Airyhall / Broomhill / Garthdee Ward of the Aberdeen City Council.

  • Electorate: 11,623
  • Total votes cast: 3,386
  • Turnout: 29.13%

I, Valerie Watts, Returning Officer, declare that after application of the STV count rules, the following has been duly elected to serve as a Councillor for the Airyhall / Broomhill / Garthdee Ward of the Aberdeen City Council

  • Candidate name and description: Gordon Scott Townson, SNP 
  • Elected at stage number 8

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Of the total ballot papers, the following were rejected as void and not counted on account of:

Reason Number of papers
Which does not bear a unique identifying mark in a form that is capable of being read by electronic means 0
On which the figure "1" standing alone is not placed so as to indicate a first preference for some candidate 0
On which the figure "1" standing alone indicating a first preference is set opposite the name of more than one candidate 26
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 back
Which is unmarked or void for uncertainty 6
Total ballot papers rejected 32

  • Election Office
    Town House
    Broad Street
    Aberdeen
    AB10 1FY
    Valerie Watts
    Returning Officer

Date: 24 June 2011

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