Low turnout in Carrick

SOUTH Carrick has recorded a low turnout for this week’s local authority elections with less than 40 per cent of people voting in Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton.

Based on the ballot paper account provided by each polling station, the election turnout figures in South Ayrshire are:

Ward 1: Troon – 48.81%

Ward 2: Prestwick – 46.39%

Ward 3: Ayr North – 34.33%

Ward 4: Ayr East – 44.39%

Ward 5: Ayr West – 47.86%

Ward 6: Kyle – 41.58%

Ward 7: Maybole, North Carrick & Coylton – 39.31%

Ward 8: Girvan & South Carrick – 41.91%

Overall turnout in South Ayrshire was 43.15%.