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Aberdeenshire Liberal Democrat Vote stays solid, in spite of low voter turnout

In spite of the falling turnout across the council area, the votes of the Scottish Liberal Democrats remained constant, showing a very minor drop. The average turnout for the wards was 44.81% compared to 46.45% in 2017. In fact over the elections on the 5th of May, the group grew by one to 15 councillors. This mirrors the growth in voter support for Scottish Liberal Democrats and the Liberal Democrats in other areas of the country.

The election saw a number of councillors re-elected for another 5 years. The Scottish Liberal Democrat group has a great deal of experience, to bring to the citizens of the region.

Ward Name 2022 2017 Revised Figures Scotland Highlight
1 Banff and District 150 521
2 Troup 269 143
3 Fraserburgh and District 228 262
4 Central Buchan 607 505
5 Peterhead North and Rattray 156 105
6 Peterhead South and Cruden 414 187
7 Turriff and District 1059 981
8 Mid Formartine 752 491
9 Ellon and District 1205 1087
10 West Garioch 539 666
11 Inverurie and District 843 568
12 East Garioch 398 842
13 Westhill and District 1498 1370
14 Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe 784 995
15 Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside 846 900
16 Banchory and Mid Deeside 1040 968
17 North Kincardine 850 1221
18 Stonehaven and Lower Deeside 1263 944
19 Mearns 377 599
13278 13355
Average Turnout 44.81% 46.45%