2021 Midlothian East by-election

Stage 2

Midlothian East by-election Stage 2
The first excluded candidate was Margaret Louise Davis with 178 first preference votes, which have been allocated as follows:

  • Hazel Flanagan, Scottish Labour Party, 44 reallocated, total votes: 1,114
  • Joy Hannah Godfrey, Scottish Green Party, 50 reallocated, total votes: 332
  • Stuart McKenzie, Scottish National Party (SNP), 9 reallocated, total votes: 1,547
  • Alan Symon Scottish Conservative and Unionist, 47 reallocated, total vote: 1,326

28 votes were non transferable. 

As no candidate has attained the quota of 2,174 the count has now proceeded to Stage 3.

The candidate with the lowest number of votes Joy Hannah Godfrey will now therefore be excluded and her votes transferred to the remaining candidates in accordance with the voters’ next preferences.