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SNP wins Argyll and Bute by-election for Oban North and Lorn ward

The Scottish National Party has won the Oban North and Lorn by-election for Argyll and Bute Council.

The party's Iain MacLean won the ward with 1,090 votes.

The independent Stephanie Irvine polled 629, followed by Labour's Kieron Green on 530 votes and the Conservatives' Andrew Vennard with 415.

The by-election was held following the recent death of independent councillor John MacGregor, who was elected in a previous by-election held in July.

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