New chair of Kirknewton Community Council elected.


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A new Chair of Kirknewton Community Council has been elected, following the resignation of Hugh Hunter Gordon after 13 years in the role.

The members of the Community Council who stood were Frank Lynch, Anne Pinkerton, John Sives and John Thomas.  The election was conducted using the a preference vote system.

Below is how your community councillors voted.   They could put a 1 beside their preferred candidate, 2 against second etc.

Elector Candidate Preference Order
  Frank Lynch Anne Pinkerton John Sives John Thomas
Susan Campbell 3 2 4 1
         
John Cunningham 2 3 1 4
         
Vic Garrad 2     1
         
Hugh Hunter Gordon 1 2 4 3
         
Neil Gwynne 2 4 1 3
         
Fiona Halliday        
         
Frank Lynch 1 3 2 4
         
Angel Lynch 1 4 2 3
         
Sian Marx 4 3 2 1
         
Iain Masterton 4 3 1 2
         
Stewart McKenna 4 2 3 1
         
Kirsty McKeown 1 3 4 2
         
Anne Pinkerton 1 4 3 2
         
Michael Rae        
         
John Sives     1  
         
John Thomas 2 1 3  
         
Ian Watt     1  
         
Tammy Wood 3 4 1 2

After the first round Anne Pinkerton was eliminated.

After the second round John Thomas was eliminated.

Frank Lynch Anne Pinkerton John Sives John Thomas
Number of Votes cast for each candidate
5 5 1 1 6 6 4 4
4 9 1 3 9 4 8
2 11 1 3 12 8
0 11 1 12 8

After the third round John Sives was duly elected with 12 preference votes to Frank Lynch 11 preference votes.

The Community Council meets every second Tuesday at 6.45pm in the Green Room.

 

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