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Highland Council Election: Cromarty Firth declares as rising Lib Dem star and new SNP face join veteran incumbents for the next five years


By Scott Maclennan

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In Brief

Those Elected (total of first preference votes):

Tamala Collier SNP – 1127

Maxine Morley-Smith Independent – 283

Pauline Munro Independent – 679

Molly Nolan Scottish Liberal Democrats –1079

Those Not Elected:

Andrew Phillip Baxter Scottish Conservative and Unionist – 261

Eric Frasr Independent – 45

Daniel Reat Scottish Greens – 112

Kate Stevenson Independent – 122

Kirsty Stewart Scottish Labour Party – 162

Main Issues: poverty, local economy, employment

One of the rising stars of the Lib Dems Molly Nolan has been elected on the first round alongside another newcomer in the SNP's Tamala Collier.

They will join incumbents Maxine Morley-Smith and Pauline Munro representing Ward 6.

Those elected are chosen through the Single Transferable Vote system, while the tallies above represent first choice votes – to read about how the system works you can click here.


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