1982 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
Last election 30 seats, 100.0%
Seats before 30
Seats won 30
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 5,314
Percentage 100.0%
Swing Steady

Council control before election

Donald Macauley
Independent

Council control after election

Sandy Matheson
Independent

The third election to the Western Isles Council was held on 6 May 1982 as part of the wider 1982 Scottish regional elections. All candidates stood as Independents. Of the councils 30 councillors, 19 were elected unopposed.[1]

Aggregate results

Western Isles Council election, 1982[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Independent 30 100.00 100.00 5,314 Steady

References

  1. ^ a b pp.36