Standing for elections – South Kintyre

Are you passionate about community and local democracy? Do you want to make a difference to local life? 

If your answer is yes, Argyll and Bute Council is holding a by-election for one councillor to represent the South Kintyre area. Representing your community as a councillor is highly rewarding and offers opportunities to shape what happens in your local areas as a decision-maker. 

The by-election takes place on Thursday 2nd November 2023. To stand for election, you need to complete a nomination pack between Wednesday 20th September and 4pm on Monday 2nd October. 

The pack is available online at

You can also find information about what life is like as an elected member at

Our Elections team are happy to answer any questions you may have and outline the nomination process. You can call them on 01546 603264 or email at

South Kintyre voters will choose their new councillor on Thursday 2nd November 2023. Keep up to date at our by-election web page

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