Community Council Elections 20 October 2022

The closing date for nominations was 8 September 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 20 October 2022, those Candidates will formally become Community Councillors for their local Community Council.  Click on the areas below to view the details of the successful candidates.

Notices of Elected Candidates

Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the Islands

Oban, Lorn and the Isles

Bute and Cowal

Helensburgh and Lomond

A number of Community Councils remain inquorate (less than half of the vacancies filled) and a further by-election process will be undertaken for these as soon as possible.

Contested Community Councils – voting required


The Notice of Poll  provides the names and addresses of the candidates who stood for election and Candidate Statements  if submitted are also provided.




Monday 1 August 2022                           Register in force

Wednesday 17 August 2022                    Publication of Notice of Election

Thursday 8 September 2022 (4.00pm)    Close of Nominations and withdrawal of Nomination Paper

Thursday 15 September 2022                 Notice of Poll (if election contested)

                                                            Notice of Uncontested Election (if election uncontested)

Thursday 29 September 2022                 Issue of Postal Ballot Papers

Thursday 20 October 2022                 Election Day and final date for receipt of postal ballots

Tuesday 25 October 2022                      Count of Votes

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