Friday, 19 August 2011

SNP retain seat in city centre by-election

Alasdair Rankin
The SNP today won the City Centre by-election by a whisker, maintaining the knife edged balance on Edinburgh Council.  The Lib Dem/SNP administration move back to 29 out of 58 councillors after the resignation of an SNP councillor in June.  The Conservative candidate Iain McGill pushed them very close, as the figures linked below show.

Congratulations to new councillor Alasdair Rankin.  The precise figures, blow by blow, can be found here.

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