1984 City of Glasgow
District Council election
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All 66 seats to City of Glasgow District Council
34 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal
Last election 58 11 3
Seats won 59 5 2
Seat change Increase1 Decrease6 Decrease1
Popular vote 141,066 41,946 27,312
Percentage 60.1% 17.9% 11.6%
Swing Increase5.4 Decrease4.0 Increase5.8

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Map showing results in Glasgow District Council wards.

Council Leader before election


Labour

Elected Council Leader


Labour

Elections for the City of Glasgow District Council took place on 3 May 1984 alongside elections to the councils of the other districts in Scotland. The result was victory for the Labour party, who won 59 of the 66 wards.

Aggregate results

1984 City of Glasgow District Council election[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 59 89.4 60.1 141,066 Increase5.4
  Conservative 5 7.6 17.9 41,946 Decrease4.0
  Alliance 2 3.0 11.6 27,312 Increase5.8
  SNP 0 0.0 9.7 22,641 Decrease6.2
  Independent 0 0.0 0.0 116 Decrease0.2
  Other parties 0 0.0 0.5 1,170
Ward 59: Toryglen[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B Campbell (incumbent) 2,607 68.0
Alliance Isabella Nelson 528 13.8
Conservative D McCallum 431 11.2
SNP D Hamilton 266 6.9
Majority 2079 54.2
Turnout 3832
Ward 60: Rutherglen[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance Gretel Ross (incumbent) 2,544 48.8
Labour K Ferguson 1,711 22.5
Conservative Jean Miller 778 14.9
SNP Williamina Proven 177 3.4
Majority 833 26.3
Turnout 5210
Ward 64: Fernhill[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance Robert Brown (incumbent) 2,618 45.0
Labour Margaret Robinson 2,564 44.0
Conservative Anne McCallum 457 7.8
SNP W Ramsay 190 3.2
Majority 54 1.0
Turnout 5829
Ward 65: Cambuslang[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R McKenzie (incumbent) 2,471 45.2
Conservative J Hawkins 1,449 26.5
Alliance J McIntosh 1,202 22.0
SNP J Smith 341 6.2
Majority 1022 18.7
Turnout 5463
Ward 66: Halfway[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J Cornfield 2,689 75.0
Conservative Mary M Russell 355 10.0
SNP J Higgins 268 7.5
Communist G Massie 155 4.3
Independent G Clark 116 3.2
Majority 2334 65.0
Turnout 3583

References

  1. ^ "District Council Elections: Key Councils - How the Parties Polled". The Glasgow Herald. 7 May 1988. p. 6.
  2. ^ "District Council Elections: Key Councils - How the Parties Polled". The Glasgow Herald. 6 May 1988. p. 10.
  3. ^ a b c d e District Council Election Results, The Glasgow Herald (page 7), 4 May 1984