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Scottish Council Elections 2003

Hugh M. Bochel

Scottish Council Elections 2003

results and statistics

by Hugh M. Bochel

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Published by Election Studies in Newport on Tay, Fife .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local elections -- Scotland -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH.M. Bochel and D.T. Denver.
    ContributionsDenver, D. T. 1944-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 105p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18914638M
    ISBN 101869820452
    OCLC/WorldCa54503310

      Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale arrives to vote at Wilson Memorial Church Edinburgh today (4 May ) in the Edinburgh COuncil Elections (Image: Daily Record). The local government election. The website for Writers -- with knowledge bank of over pages free information.

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Scottish Council Elections 2003 by Hugh M. Bochel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Scottish local elections, were held on 1 Maythe same day as Scottish Parliament elections and local elections in parts of 32 Scottish councils had all their seats up for election – all Scottish councils are unitary authorities. This was the last election for local government in Scotland to use the first past the post electoral t: %.

Elections for the Scottish Borders Council took place on Thursday 1 Mayalongside the wider Scottish local elections. No party held a majority, with the largest grouping - local Independents - winning 14 of the council's 34 seats. The Scottish Parliament election, was the second election of members to the Scottish was held on 1 May and it brought no change in terms of control of the Scottish Executive.

Jack McConnell, the Labour Party Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP), remained in office as First Minister and the Executive continued as a Labour and Liberal Democrat coalition.

The Scottish local elections were held on Thursday 4 May, in all 32 local SNP retained its position as the largest party in terms of votes and councillors, despite suffering minor losses. The Conservatives made gains and displaced Labour as the second largest party, while the Liberal Democrats suffered a net loss of councillors despite increasing their share of the t: % (%).

The election saw a shift towards smaller parties and independents, and away from Labour and the SNP on both the first vote, second vote and the total seats. This is shown on figures below. The Greens had 7 seats, the Socialists 6, and there were seats for the Scottish Senior Citizens Unity Party (SSCUP), Dennis Canavan, Margo MacDonald.

The last Scottish council election was held in Normally seats are contested every four years but this election was delayed by one year to avoid a clash with the Scottish Parliament election. Elections Centre. Under the Scotland Actordinary general elections for the Scottish Parliament are held on the first Thursday in May every four years (,and so on).

The date of the poll may be varied by up to one month either way by the Monarch on the proposal of the Presiding Officer. [66]. The full results of last week's Scottish council election have been published - showing the SNP won 32% of the first preference votes.

The Conservatives finished. Inthe SNP won seats, Labourthe ConservativesLib Dems 71 and Scottish Greens 14 - but boundary changes mean direct comparisons between the two elections. Abstract. The third round of elections for the 32 unitary Scottish local councils established in took place on May 1st As in the previous round inthese were held on the same day as the Scottish Parliament elections.

frequent coverage of the Scottish elections, the single dedicated internet news service, Ananova, offered only one Scottish election story in the period analysed.

As a source for Scottish election news, therefore, the internet offers an alternative means to access traditional media sources rather than a radically ‘new’ forum for news. Scottish Parliament elections. This was despite the fact that in the interim the Arbuthnott Commission, set up to report on elections in Scotland, had firmly recommended the decoupling of the two sets of elections (Commission on Boundary Differences and Voting Systems,pp.

Pages in category " Scottish local elections" The following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill was introduced in Parliament by the Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations, Michael Russell MSP, on 2 September The bill proposes changes to electoral law covering Scottish Parliament and local government elections, including reforming term lengths.

Results from every Scottish council holding local elections on May 3as they are announced. All are for the full council. Friday 4 May BST. Scottish National Party (SNP), nationalist political party that has sought to make Scotland an independent state within the European Union.

It was formed in from a union of the National Party of Scotland (founded in ) and the Scottish Party (). In the s it entered the mainstream of Scottish politics. Results of the Scottish Parliament Elections Results of Regional List PDF.

There are different elections you can vote in once you are registered to vote. These include: Scottish Parliament elections; Local council elections and by-elections; UK and European Parliament elections; Referendums; National park elections; Crofting Commission elections. The introduction of STV in Scotland's local elections sawmore valid votes cast in the STV council elections in than there were in the first-past-the-post elections in.

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If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.Scottish Parliamentary elections use the Additional Member System (AMS). Under this system, voters are given two votes: one for their constituency, which elects a single MSP by first-past-the-post; and one for their region, which elects seven MSPs by closed Scottish Parliamentary elections have been held since the reconvention of the Scottish Parliament in The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.