There were three councillors to be elected.

The percentage poll was 46.5%. There were 5,628 valid papers and 104 rejected papers.

The quota of votes for a candidate to be elected was 1,408.

Name of Candidate Party Number of First Preference Votes
Neil Durning Independent 183
Farah Farzana Scottish National Party (SNP) 835
Gordon Hughes Scottish National Party (SNP) 1,028
James Kerr Scottish Conservative and Unionist 1,701
Tom McLaughlin Scottish Green Party 179
John McLuckie Scottish Labour Party 1,342
Jim Robertson Independent 360

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

Name of Candidate Party Stage at which candidate has been elected
Gordon Hughes Scottish National Party (SNP) 7
James Kerr Scottish Conservative and Unionist 1
John McLuckie Scottish Labour Party 2

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Declaration of Results
Election Results
Understanding the Preference Profile
Preference Profile
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Preferences by Ballot Box

Returning Officer: Mary Pitcaithly
Date: 5 May 2017