Local government by-election results

Tweeddale West 2013

Following the resignation of Councillor Nathanial Buckingham, a by-election was held on Thursday 10 October 2013 for Electoral Ward Tweeddale West.

The final turnout for the count, including postal votes was 35.4%.


Keith Cockburn from the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party was elected as the new Councillor for the Tweeddale West ward.

The nominated candidates

  • Keith Cockburn - Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • David Cox - Independent
  • Mars Goodman - UK Independence Party (UKIP)
  • Morag Kerr - Scottish National Party (SNP)
  • Veronica McTernan - Scottish Labour Party
  • Nancy Norman - Scottish Liberal Democrats Party
  • David Pye - The Borders Party