2017 Elections

This page shows the overall result of the 2017 Council Elections across Scotland, as well as in each council area. More detailed maps showing performance ward-by-ward can be found on this page.

Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (431)
  • Conservative (276)
  • Labour (262)
  • Independent (168)
  • Lib Dem (67)
  • Green (19)

Gender Balance;

  • 355 Women (28.9%)
  • 871 Men (71.0%)
  • 1 Non-Binary (0.1%)

Wards with most 1st preferences;

  • SNP (158)
  • Conservative (93)
  • Independent (53)
  • Labour (34)
  • Lib Dem (13)
  • Uncontested (3)

Council Control;

  • SNP Minority (8)
  • Labour Minority (6)
  • SNP-Labour Coalition (5)
  • Con-Lib Dem-Ind Coalition (4)
  • Independent Majority (3)
  • Con-Ind Coalition (2)
  • SNP-Ind Coalition (1)
  • Ind-Lib Dem-Labour Coalition (1)
  • Con-Lab-Ind Coalition (1)
  • SNP-Lab-Ind Coalition (1)

This map shows the administrations formed immediately after the 2017 election. There have been changes in control since then, and there will likely be more. Up to date control for each council can be found here.

Results spreadsheet


Aberdeen

Dyce Bucksburn Danestone 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (19)
  • Conservative (11)
  • Labour (9)
  • Lib Dem (4)
  • Independent (2)

Gender Balance;

  • 13 Women (28.9%)
  • 32 Men (71.1%)

Aberdeenshire

Banff and District 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Conservative (23)
  • SNP (21)
  • Lib Dem (14)
  • Independent (10)
  • Labour (1)
  • Green (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 24 Women (34.3%)
  • 46 Men (65.7%)

Angus

Kirriemuir and Dean 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (9)
  • Independent (9)
  • Conservative (8)
  • Lib Dem (2)

Gender Balance;

  • 6 Women (21.4%)
  • 22 Men (78.6%)

Argyll and Bute

Kintyre and the Islands 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (11)
  • Independent (10)
  • Conservative (9)
  • Lib Dem (6)

Gender Balance;

  • 11 Women (30.6%)
  • 25 Men (69.4%)

John Armour (SNP), Rory Colville (Lib Dem) and Donald Kelly (Con) were elected unopposed to the South Kintyre ward.


Clackmannanshire

Clackmannanshire West 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (8)
  • Labour (5)
  • Conservative (5)

Gender Balance;

  • 4 Women (22.2%)
  • 14 Men (77.8%)

Dumfries and Galloway

Mid Galloway and Wigtown West 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Conservative (16)
  • SNP (11)
  • Labour (11)
  • Independent (4)
  • Lib Dem (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 8 Women (18.6%)
  • 35 Men (81.4%)

Dundee

Strathmartine 2017
« 1 of 8 »

Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (14)
  • Labour (9)
  • Conservative (3)
  • Lib Dem (2)
  • Independent (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 7 Women (24.1%)
  • 21 Men (72.4%)
  • 1 Non-Binary (3.4%)

East Ayrshire

Annick 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (14)
  • Labour (9)
  • Conservative (6)
  • Independent (2)
  • The Rubbish Party (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 12 Women (37.5%)
  • 20 Men (62.5%)

East Dunbartonshire

Milngavie 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (7)
  • Conservative (6)
  • Lib Dem (6)
  • Labour (2)
  • Independent (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 6 Women (27.3%)
  • 16 Men (72.7%)

East Lothian

Musselburgh 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Labour (9)
  • Conservative (7)
  • SNP (6)

Gender Balance;

  • 6 Women (27.3%)
  • 16 Men (72.7%)

East Renfrewshire

Barrhead Liboside and Uplawmoor 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Conservative (7)
  • SNP (5)
  • Labour (4)
  • Independent (2)

Gender Balance;

  • 5 Women (27.8%)
  • 13 Men (72.2%)

All councillors in Newton Mearns North and Neilston were elected on first preferences; the chart only has two rounds shown on it so the winners are visible.


Edinburgh

Almond 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (19)
  • Conservative (18)
  • Labour (12)
  • Green (8)
  • Lib Dem (6)

Gender Balance;

  • 24 Women (38.1%)
  • 39 Men (61.9%)

Falkirk

Bo'ness and Blackness 2017
« 1 of 9 »

Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (12)
  • Labour (9)
  • Conservative (7)
  • Independent (2)

Gender Balance;

  • 8 Women (26.7%)
  • 22 Men (73.3%)

Fife

West Fife and West Coastal Villages 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (29)
  • Labour (24)
  • Conservative (15)
  • Lib Dem (7)

Gender Balance;

  • 25 Women (33.3%)
  • 50 Men (66.7%)

Glasgow

Linn 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (39)
  • Labour (31)
  • Conservative (8)
  • Green (7)

Gender Balance;

  • 32 Women (37.6%)
  • 53 Men (62.4%)

Highland

North West and Central Sutherland 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Independent (28)
  • SNP (22)
  • Conservative (10)
  • Lib Dem (10)
  • Labour (3)
  • Green (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 25 Women (33.8%)
  • 49 Men (66.2%)

Inverclyde

« 1 of 7 »

 

Elected Councillors;

  • Labour (8)
  • SNP (7)
  • Independent (4)
  • Conservative (2)
  • Lib Dem (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 3 Women (13.6%)
  • 19 Men (86.4%)

Midlothian

Penicuik 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Labour (7)
  • SNP (6)
  • Conservative (5)

Gender Balance;

  • 7 Women (38.9%)
  • 11 Men (61.1%)

Moray

Keith and Cullen 2017
« 2 of 8 »

Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (9)
  • Conservative (8)
  • Independent (8)
  • Labour (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 8 Women (30.8%)
  • 18 Men (69.2%)

Na h-Eileanan an Siar

Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Independent (23)
  • SNP (7)
  • Conservative (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 0 Women (0%)
  • 31 Men (100%)

North Ayrshire

Irvine West 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (11)
  • Labour (11)
  • Conservative (7)
  • Independent (4)

Gender Balance;

  • 10 Women (30.3%)
  • 23 Men (69.7%)

North Lanarkshire

Kilsyth 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (33)
  • Labour (32)
  • Conservative (10)
  • Independent (2)

Gender Balance;

  • 21 Women (27.3%)
  • 56 Men (72.7%)

Orkney

Kirkwall East 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Independent (18)
  • Orkney Manifesto Group (2)
  • Green (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 3 Women (14.3%)
  • 18 Men (85.7%)

The Orkney Manifesto Group identifies as a centre-left local party, and was officially founded in 2013 by three successful candidates from the 2012 election. It seeks to promote the politicisation of the Orkney Islands Council.

Rob Crichton, James Stockan and Magnus Thomson (all independents) were elected unopposed to the Stromness and South Isles ward.


Perth and Kinross

Carse of Gowrie 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Conservative (17)
  • SNP (15)
  • Lib Dem (4)
  • Independent (3)
  • Labour (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 8 Women (20%)
  • 32 Men (80%)

Renfrewshire

Renfrew North and Braehead 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (19)
  • Labour (13)
  • Conservative (8)
  • Independent (2)
  • Lib Dem (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 16 Women (37.2%)
  • 27 Men (62.8%)

Scottish Borders

Tweeddale West 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Conservative (15)
  • SNP (9)
  • Independent (8)
  • Lib Dem (2)

Gender Balance;

  • 7 Women (20.6%)
  • 27 Men (79.4%)

Shetland

North Isles (Shet) 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Independent (21)
  • SNP (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 5 Women (22.7%)
  • 17 Men (77.3%)

Allison Duncan, George Smith (both independents) and Robbie McGregor (SNP) were elected unopposed to the Shetland South ward.


South Ayrshire

Troon 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Conservative (12)
  • SNP (9)
  • Labour (5)
  • Independent (2)

Gender Balance;

  • 6 Women (21.4%)
  • 22 Men (78.6%)

South Lanarkshire

Clydesdale West 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (27)
  • Labour (22)
  • Conservative (14)
  • Lib Dem (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 24 Women (37.5%)
  • 40 Men (62.5%)

Stirling

Trossachs and Teith 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • Conservative (9)
  • SNP (9)
  • Labour (4)
  • Green (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 6 Women (26.1%)
  • 17 Men (73.9%)

West Dunbartonshire

Lomond 17
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (10)
  • Labour (8)
  • Conservative (2)
  • West Dunbartonshire Community Party (1)
  • Independent (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 6 Women (27.3%)
  • 16 Men (72.7%)

The West Dunbartonshire Community Party (WDCP) is a left-localist party. It was formed in 2016 by Councillors Jim Bollan (Scottish Socialist Party, Leven) and George Black (Independent, Dumbarton).


West Lothian

Linlithgow 2017
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Elected Councillors;

  • SNP (13)
  • Labour (12)
  • Conservative (7)
  • Independent (1)

Gender Balance;

  • 9 Women (27.3%)
  • 24 Men (72.7%)