There were three councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 48.3%. There were 6,210 valid papers and 71 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected was 1,553.

The first preference votes received by each of the candidates and the stage at which any candidate was elected was:

Name of Candidate Party Number of First Preference Votes
Lorna Catherine Binnie Scottish National Party (SNP) 2,216
Donnie Buchanan Scottish Green Party 315
John Patrick Scottish Conservative and Unionist 1,993
Pat Reid Scottish Labour Party 1,686

After application of the election rules, the following are deemed to be elected as councillors for Falkirk South.

Name of Candidate Party Stage at which candidate has been elected
Lorna Catherine Binnie Scottish National Party (SNP) 1
John Patrick Scottish Conservative and Unionist 1
Pat Reid Scottish Labour Party 1

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Candidates Votes Per Stage
Declaration of Results
Election Results
Understanding the Preference Profile
Preference Profile
Transfers
Preferences by Ballot Box

Returning Officer: Mary Pitcaithly
Date: 5 May 2017