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BBC Scotland correspondent
Boundary changes have occurred here. 2012 seats are an estimate of what the result would have been then if the new boundaries had been in place.
|Party||Seats 2012||Seats 2017||Change|
|Seats 201215||Seats 201714||Change−1|
|Seats 201214||Seats 20179||Change−5|
|Seats 20122||Seats 20176||Change+4|
|Seats 20121||Seats 20173||Change+2|
|Change compared with|
The SNP lost one seat but remain the biggest party in East Ayrshire with 14 seats.
Labour lost five seats, going from 14 to nine.
The Conservatives gained four seats, up from two to six.
Independents went from one to three.
The council had been an SNP/Conservative coalition administration.
Sally Cogley of the Rubbish Party takes a seat in East Ayrshire's Irvine Valley ward. East Ayrshire results so far:
Ward 1 Annick – John MacFadzean (Cons); Ellen Freel (Ind); Gordon Jenkins (SNP); John McGhee (Scottish Labour)
Ward 2 – Kilmarnock North - Helen Coffey (SNP); Ian Grant (Scottish Conservative); Maureen McKay (Scottish Labour)
Ward 6 – Irvine Valley – Sally Cogley (Rubbish Party); George Mair (Labour); Elena Whitham (SNP)
Rejected ballots 58