Independent 4, Alba Party 1. The resort and port town of Ayr, together with Troon with its famous golf course. Prestwick Airport is 30 miles from Glasgow but is the city's airport. South of Ayr, past Burns' birthplace of Alloway is the Carrick area, rural and sparsely populated.
Chris Cullen (Ayr East) moved from Scottish National Party to Alba Party in October 2023. The Conservatives gained a seat in Girvan and South Carrick ward from the Scottish National Party at a byelection on 21 September.
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