Denny and Banknock (ward)


Denny and Banknock is one of the nine wards used to elect members of the Falkirk Council. It elects four Councillors.

Councillors


Election Councillors
2007 Jim Blackwood
(Labour)
Alexander John Waddell
(Ind.)
John McNally
(SNP)
Martin David Oliver
(SNP)
2012 Brian McCabe
(Ind.)
2015 by Paul Garner
(SNP)
2017 Nigel Harris
(Conservative)
Fiona Collie
(SNP)

Election Results


2017 Election

2017 Falkirk Council election[1]

Denny and Banknock - 4 seats
PartyCandidateFPv%Count
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SNP Paul Garner (incumbent) 26.3 1,664                  
Labour Jim Blackwood (incumbent) 15.27 965 976.27 976.51 996.75 1,019.23 1,020.57 1,233.78 1,359.61    
Conservative Nigel Harris 14.49 916 918.16 918.16 924.16 950.16 950.39 964.43 1,068.91 1,086.46 1,314.59
SNP Fiona Collie 13.98 884 1,200.27 1,210.99 1,255.15 1,274.11          
Independent Brian McCabe (incumbent) 10.87 687 719.13 722.85 737.57 780.57 782.45 811.89 984.92 1,002.97  
Independent Alexander John Waddell 8.26 522 528.47 529.47 537.7 615.95 616.69 640.97      
Labour Khalid Hamid 4.97 314 322.87 323.11 333.35 355.83 356.51        
Independent Anne Montgomery 3.65 231 232.92 235.16 247.4            
Green Cheryl Brind 1.89 119 122.84 125.08              
Solidarity Sean Mellon 0.3 19 21.64                
Electorate: TBC   Valid: 6,321   Spoilt: 95   Quota: 1,265   Turnout: 6,416 (44.1%)

    2015 By-election

    Denny and Banknock By-election (13 August 2015) - 1 Seat[2]
    PartyCandidateFPv%Count
    1
    SNP Paul Garner 69.1% 2,576
    Labour Andrew Bell 14.7% 549
    Conservative David Grant 11.6% 431
    Green Brian Capaloff 4.6% 170
    Electorate: 14,462   Valid: 3,726   Spoilt: 34   Quota: 1,864   Turnout: 3,760 (26.1%)

      2012 Election

      2012 Falkirk Council election[3]

      Denny and Banknock - 4 seats
      PartyCandidateFPv%Count
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      SNP John McNally (incumbent)† 28.23 1,502            
      Labour Jim Blackwood (incumbent) 22.35 1,189            
      Independent Brian McCabe 11.69 622 676.9 680.9 714.1 801.2 977.6 1,133.3
      SNP Martin D. Oliver(incumbent) 10.73 571 870.1 879.4 900.1 972.5 1,062.6 1,148
      Labour Terrie Hay 8.33 443 459 539.7 563.2 614.7 684.9  
      Independent Alexander John Waddell (incumbent) 7.72 411 433.1 439.6 480.2 539.5    
      Independent Khalid Hamid 7.27 387 398.9 406.4 428.2      
      Conservative David Grant 3.70 197 200.7 204.5        
      Electorate: 12,350   Valid: 5,321   Spoilt: 95   Quota: 1,065   Turnout: 5,416 (39.45%)

        2007 Election

        2007 Falkirk Council election[4]

        Denny and Banknock
        Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
        SNP John McNally 2,093 29.1 1 1
        Labour Jim Blackwood 1,707 23.7 2 1
        Independent Alexander John Waddell 991 13.8 3 8
        SNP Martin David Oliver 789 11.0 4 8
        Labour Khalid Hamid 775 10.8
        Conservative Alistair Hislop 384 5.3
        Independent Fiona Buchanan 238 3.3
        Scottish Socialist Danny Quinlan 134 1.9
        Independent Wesley Edmund 83 1.2

        References