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1994 Borders Regional Council election

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All 27 seats to Borders Regional Council
14 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Party Independent Liberal Democrats SNP
Last election 12 seats, 32.3% 6 seats, 21.2% 2 seats, 19.3%
Seats won 11 8 6
Seat change Decrease1 Increase2 Increase4
Popular vote 9,386 7,557 7,399
Percentage 32.7% 26.3% 25.8%

  Fourth party
Party Conservative
Last election 3 seats, 24.4%
Seats won 2
Seat change Decrease1
Popular vote 4,376
Percentage 15.2%

Council control before election


Council control after election

No overall control

The 1994 Borders Regional Council election, the sixth and final election to Borders Regional Council, was held on 5 May 1994 as part of the wider 1994 Scottish regional elections. All 27 seats were up for election, an increase of 4 from the last election due to boundary changes. 5 electoral divisions were uncontested, and a total of 64 candidates stood for election. The election saw Independents take the most seats, although they lost their overall majority.[1]

Aggregate Results

1994 Borders Regional Council election
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Liberal Democrats7,55726.31Increase5.18Increase2
Registered voters/turnout84,72642.0
Source: Elections Centre

Ward Results

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  1. ^ Bochel, HM; Denver, DT. "Scottish Regional Elections, 1994" (PDF). The Elections Centre. Retrieved 14 November 2020.