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1978 Western Isles Area Council election
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All 30 seats to Western Isles Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party
Leader Donald Macauley
Party Independent
Leader's seat Uig West
Last election 30 seats, 100.0%
Seats won 30
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 2,590
Percentage 100.0%
Swing Steady

Council control before election

Donald Macauley

Council control after election

Donald Macauley

The second election to Western Isles Council was held on 8 May 1978 as part of the wider 1978 Scottish regional elections. All candidates stood as Independents, and 23 candidates were elected unopposed.[1]

Aggregate results

Western Isles Council election, 1978[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Independent 30 100.00 100.00 2,590 Steady

Ward results

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