East Lothian Council

Council Election Results

The East Lothian Vote 2012

Voting took place on Thursday 3 May 2012 to elect all 23 councillors to East Lothian Council.

Political standings: Labour 10, SNP 9, Conservative 3, Independent 1. 

Across all 7 wards – a total of 33,381 cast their votes in East Lothian (44.1% of registered voters. Total electorate of 75,696 ). 

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Elected councillors (alphabetical order):

Ward 1 (Musselburgh West)

  • Fraser McAllister - SNP
  • John McNeil - Labour
  • John Williamson - SNP
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Ward 2 (Musselburgh East and Carberry)

  • John Caldwell - Independent
  • Stuart Currie - SNP
  • Andy Forrest - Labour
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Ward 3 (Preston/Seton/Gosford)

  • Steven Brown - SNP
  • Willie Innes - Labour
  • Margaret Libberton - Labour
  • Peter MacKenzie - SNP
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Ward 4 (Fa'side)

  • Shamin Akhtar - Labour
  • Jim Gillies - Labour
  • Donald Grant - Labour
  • Kenny McLeod - SNP
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Ward 5 (North Berwick Coastal)

  • David Berry - SNP
  • Tim Day - Conservative
  • Jim Goodfellow - Labour
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Ward 6 (Haddington and Lammermuir)

  • Ludovic Broun-Lindsay - Conservative
  • John McMillan - Labour
  • Tom Trotter - SNP
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Ward 7 (Dunbar and East Linton)

  • Norman Hampshire - Labour
  • Paul McLennan - SNP
  • Michael Veitch - Conservative
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