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Highland Council Election: Nairn and Cawdor returns long-serving councillor Laurie Fraser and three new members, one independent, SNP and Conservative

By Scott Maclennan

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In Brief

Those Elected (totals shown are for first preference votes):

Paul Oldham, SNP – 1401

Laurie Fraser, Independent – 1215

Michael Green, Independent – 857

Barbara Babs Jarvie, Scottish Conservative and Unionist – 836

Those Not Elected:

Kevin Brooks, Independent – 192

Cal MacLeod, Scottish Family Party: Pro-Family, ProMarriage, Pro-Life – 38

Kevin James Reid, Scottish Liberal Democrats – 540

Marjory Smith, Alba Party for independence – 77

Main Issues: local democracy, transport, local economy, potholes, common good fund

Long-serving councillor Laurie Fraser has been returned to Highland Council along with three new faces.

He is joined by Independent Michael Green, Conservative Babs Jarvie and the SNP's Paul Oldham.

The final tallies given represent the first preference votes before the Single Transferable Vote System calculations are made – to understand how the system works click here.

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