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1977 Annandale and Eskdale District Council election

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16 Seats for election
Turnout39.9%
  Majority party
 
Party Independent
Seats before 16
Seats won 16
Seat change -
Popular vote 4,494

The 1977 Annandale and Eskdale District Council election was part of the 1977 Scottish local elections. This was the second election held under the new double-tiered system of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. Annandale and Eskdale is an area of Dumfries and Galloway and was covered by the Annandale and Eskdale District Council and the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council.

As with the last election, political parties didn't field any candidates in this election.[1]

Results by Ward

Greenknowe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent G. Willacy Uncontested Uncontested N/A
Galabank
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R. L. Stevenson Unopposed Unopposed N/A
Standalane
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent J. Johnston 449 92.8% N/A
Independent Ms. M.A. McCubbin 35 7.2% N/A
Brydekirk
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent G. Proudfoot Uncontested Uncontested N/A
Eastriggs
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ms. J. Grace 390 55.6% N/A
Independent J.W. Davidson 312 44.4% Defeated
Gretna
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R.G.G Greenhow Uncontested Uncontested N/A
Langholm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent J. Grieve 540 75.5% +21.5%
Independent A. Porteous 175 24.5% N/A
Buccleuch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R.W. Mowbray Unopposed Unopposed N/A
Kirktle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent J. Rae 408 77.9% N/A
Independent R. McCubbin 116 22.1% N/A
Milk
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent W.A. Rutherford 392 55.4% N/A
Independent J.W. Shaw 316 44.6% N/A
Moffat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent W.R Scott 401 53% N/A
Independent J. Cockayne 356 47% 2.8%
Beattock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent I.G. Ramsay 328 54.3% -14.1%
Independent C.M. Collins 276 45.7% +0.8%
Cummertrees
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent J.D. McKay Unopposed Unopposed N/A
Lochmaben
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ms. M.E. Wilson Unopposed Unopposed N/A
Dryfe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Sir W.E. Jardine Unopposed Unopposed N/A
Lockerbie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent P. Cameron Unopposed Unopposed N/A

References

  1. ^ "The Scottish District Elections 1977 - Results and Statistics" (PDF).