The 1977 Angus District Council election took place on the 3 May 1977 to elect members of Angus District Council, as part of that years Scottish local elections.

Election results

Angus District Election Result 1977[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 3 0 Increase3 43.6 8,565 Decrease3.0
  Labour 3 0 0 Steady 21.6 4,217 Decrease1.4
  Independent 7 0 3 Decrease3 16.6 3,258 Decrease13.7
  SNP 0 0 0 Steady 0 17.4 3,425 Increase17.4
  Liberal 0 0 0 Steady 0 0.8 166 Increase0.8
Harbour[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jane S. Cuthill 559 82.1 +11.5
Labour Ms. J. K. Cadenhead 122 17.9 -11.5
Majority 437 64.2 +22.0
Turnout 681 30.5 -12.3
Abbey[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. S. Cargill 764 72.6 +7.3
Conservative R. J. McFarlane 289 27.4 -7.3
Majority 475 45.1
Turnout 1053 37.1 -9.3
Timmergreeens and Carmyllie[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour N. L. Geaughan 862 51.2 -3.6
Conservative E. H. Milne 685 40.7 -4.5
Independent J. Stewart 137 8.1
Majority 177 10.5 +0.8
Turnout 1685 50.8
Keptie[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Helen Cargill 1,172 80.2 +8.0
Labour J. M. Proctor 290 19.8 -8.0
Majority 882 60.4 +15.9
Turnout 1642 53.7
Hayshead and St. Vigeans[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. D. Ramsay 735 50.1 -9.0
Labour M. B. Kerr 636 43.3 +4.4
Liberal D. G. Strachan 97 6.6 =6.6
Majority 99 6.8 -15.5
Turnout 1468 42.1 -0.2
Cliffburn[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. F. Midwinter 672 65.4 +6.6
Conservative R. Grieve 356 34.6 -6.6
Majority 316 30.8 +13.2
Turnout 1028 34.6 -0.5
Carnoustie West and Panmure[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H. G. Morton 850 45.5 -15.7
SNP D. Hood 801 42.9 +42.9
Labour K. F. K. Browne 217 11.6 -5.9
Majority 49 2.6
Turnout 1868 45.9 +4.1
Carnoustie East and Panbride[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Torrie 1,173 62.3 -21.7
SNP T. L. Blackwood 711 37.7 +37.7
Majority 462 24.6 -14.7
Turnout 1884 55.5 +3.3
Forfar West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative I. Hutchison
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Forfar South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H. MacPhail
Majority
Turnout
Forfar North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Forrester
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Montrose Central[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent G. Norrie
Majority
Turnout
Montrose North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent J. M. D. Smith 577 68.4
Labour F. Wood 267 31.6
Majority 310 36.8
Turnout
Montrose South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent W. M. Philips
Majority
Turnout
Kirriemuir[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative T. J. Millar 48.0
Majority
Turnout
The Glens[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ms. R. Dundas 872 68.8
SNP C. Lawson 326 25.7
Liberal R. R. M. King 69 5.4
Majority 546 43.1
Turnout
Strathbeg[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. C. Russell 859 62.5
SNP E. Carnegie 515 37.5
Majority 344 25..0 -21.2
Turnout 1374 58.8 +5.3
Dean[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. Struthers 1,015 62.2
SNP K. Duncan 616 37.8
Majority 399 24.4
Turnout
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Northesk[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent F. H. Millar
Majority
Turnout
Southesk[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ms. Isobel M. McLellan 672 62.4 -1.2
Independent A. Nicholl 405 37.6 +1.2
Majority 267 24.8 -2.4
Turnout 1077 39.0 -11.8
Brechin North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent A. Buchan 873 65.7
SNP Ms. D. J. MacLeod 456 34.3
Majority 417 31.4
Turnout 1329 48.6
Brechin South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R. A. MacKenzie 594 60.6 -0.1
Labour D. K. Todd 387 39.4 +0.1
Majority 207 21.2 -0.2
Turnout 981 38.5 -6.3

References

  1. ^ "Scottish Elections". Scottish Elections.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "Results" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk.