Local Election Results 2007

3 Green councillors elected!

3 Green councillors elected to City of Edinburgh Council for the first time: Alison Johnstone to Meadows/Morningside Ward; Maggie Chapman to Leith Walk Ward; and Steve Burgess to Southside Newington Ward.

Near misses for Ian Baxter in Bonnyrigg Ward in Midlothian and Gavin Corbett in City Centre Ward in Edinburgh. 

Full Green results are

City Council elections

Almond – Jill Boulton 520 (4.4%)

Pentland Hills – Shonagh McEwan 479 (4.4%)

Drumbrae / Gyle – Fiona Paterson 330 (3.2%)

Forth – Kate Joester 627 (5.8%)

Inverleith – Melanie Main 1113 (7.6%)

Corstorphine / Murrayfield – Charles Kennedy 556 (4.9%)

Sighthill Gorgie – James Mackenzie 702 (5.9%)

Colinton / Fairmilehead – Alastair Tibbitt 517 (4.2%)

Fountainbridge / Craiglockhart – Jeni McKay 1123 (11.3%)

Meadows / Morningside – Alison Johnstone 2209 (15.2%) ELECTED

City Centre – Gavin Corbett 1352 (17.0%)

Leith Walk – Maggie Chapman 1754 (15.6%) ELECTED

Leith – Chas Booth 957 (11.4%)

Craigentinny / Duddingston – Stan Blackley 701 (6.0%)

Southside / Newimgton – Steve Burgess 1920 (14.3%) ELECTED

Liberton / Gilmerton – Joan Carter 464 (3.6%)

Portobello / Craigmillar – Peter McColl 635 (6.8%)

*All vote numbers for council wards are first preference votes only

For fuller analysis see Results paper