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Council Election results 2017

Council Election results 2017

West Lothian Council elections took place on Thursday 4 May. The results are below. 

Overall turnout across West Lothian was 46.1%.

Ward 1 - Linlithgow 

Three councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was: 59.0%

The councillors elected to represent the Linlithgow ward are:
Tom ConnScottish Labour PartyElected at stage five
Tom KerrScottish Conservative and Unionist PartyElected at stage one
David TaitScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage seven

Ward 2 - Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh

Four councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was: 46.2%

The councillors elected to represent the Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh ward are:
Diane CalderScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage one
Janet CampbellScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage nine
Angela DoranScottish Labour PartyElected at stage three
Chris HorneScottish Conservative and Unionist PartyElected at stage one

Ward 3 - Livingston North

Four councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was: 43.5%

The councillors elected to represent the Livingston North ward are:
Alison AdamsonScottish Conservative and UnionistElected at stage one
Robert De BoldScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage seven
Dom McGuireScottish Labour PartyElected at stage five
Andrew MillerScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage seven

Ward 4 - Livingston South

Four councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was: 46.3%

The councillors elected to represent the Livingston South ward are:
Lawrence FitzpatrickScottish Labour PartyElected at stage one
Peter HeggieScottish Conservative and Unionist PartyElected at stage two
Peter JohnstonScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage one
Moira ShemiltScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage seven

Ward 5 - East Livingston and East Calder

Four councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was:45.9%

The councillors elected to represent the East Livingston and East Calder ward are:
Frank AndersonScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage one
Carl JohnScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage seven
Dave KingScottish Labour PartyElected at stage one
Damian TimsonScottish Conservative and Unionist PartyElected at stage one

Ward 6 - Fauldhouse and the Breich Valley

Three councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was: 46.6%

The councillors elected to represent the Fauldhouse and the Breich Valley ward are:
Pauline ClarkScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage five
David DoddsScottish Labour PartyElected at stage one
Cathy MuldoonScottish Labour PartyElected at stage six

Ward 7 - Whitburn and Blackburn

Four councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was:42.6%

The councillors elected to represent the Whitburn and Blackburn ward are:
Jim DicksonScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage one

Bruce Fairbairn

Scottish Conservative and Unionist PartyElected at stage one
George PaulScottish Labour PartyElected at stage one
Kirsteen SullivanScottish Labour PartyElected at stage seven

Ward 8 - Bathgate

Four councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was: 45.1%

The councillors elected to represent the Bathgate ward are:
William BoyleScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage one
Harry CartmillScottish Labour PartyElected at stage one
Charles KennedyScottish Conservative and UnionistElected at stage seven
John McGintyScottish Labour PartyElected at stage seven

Ward 9 - Armadale and Blackridge

Three councillors are elected in this ward. Turnout was: 42.2%

The councillors elected to represent the Armadale and Blackridge ward are:
Stuart BorrowmanIndependentElected at stage one
Sarah KingScottish National Party (SNP)Elected at stage one
Andrew McGuireScottish Labour PartyElected at stage six

The declarations for the nine wards in West Lothian were made by Returning Officer Graham Hope.

  • A total of 33 councillors will be elected
  • The population of West Lothian is: 172,080
  • Total eligible votes: 137,711
  • Number of postal voters: 24,382

Full results for the 2017 council election