Thorniewood ward by-election

Result announced

Councillor Norah Mooney Sept 2019

Scottish Labour Party candidate Norah Mooney has been elected to serve as an elected member in Ward 14 Thorniewood of North Lanarkshire Council, following a by-election on Thursday 19 September.

The number of first preference votes polled for each candidate was:

  • Eve Rowan Cunnington, Scottish National Party (SNP) - 1,202

  • Rosemary McGowan, Scottish Green Party - 46

  • Norah Mooney, Scottish Labour Party - 1,362

  • Lorraine Nolan, Scottish Conservative and Unionist - 296

  • Colin Robb, Scottish Liberal Democrats - 168

Total number of first preference votes: 3,074

The percentage poll was 29% and the electoral quota was 1,538.

26 ballot papers were rejected.

Des Murray, Returning Officer, said: "I would like to congratulate Norah Mooney on her election, and I look forward to seeing her at the next council meeting."

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