Community Council By-Elections - 15 December 2022

A By-Election is being held to fill vacancies on various Community Councils. The Notices of Election are detailed below:

Bute and Cowal

Helensburgh and Lomond

Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the Islands

Oban, Lorn and the Isles

The closing date for nominations was 3 November 2022.  If a Community Council received less nominations than there were vacancies a poll (voting) does not need to take place. The Notices of Uncontested Elections lists all the Community Councils and Candidates for whom polling does not need to take place. On 15 December 2022, those Candidates will formally become Community Councillors for their local Community Council.  



Monday 3 October 2022: Register in force

Thursday 20 October 2022: Publication of Notice of Election

Friday 21 October 2022: Nomination period opens

Thursday 3 November 2022 (4.00pm): Close of Nominations and withdrawal of Nomination Paper

Thursday 10 November 2022: Notice of Poll (if election contested)

                                            Notice of Uncontested Election (if election uncontested)

Thursday 24 November 2022: Issue of Postal Ballot Papers

Thursday 15 December 2022: Election Day

                                                 Final Date for Receipt of Postal Ballot Papers

Friday 16 December 2022: Count of Votes


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