Local Government By-Election 2019
About this by-election
Following the resignation of Cllr Ron Shepherd (Independent) from Ward 2 - Keith and Cullen a local government (council) by-election was held on Thursday 21 November 2019.
The 3 member multi-member ward covers the following areas; Portknockie, Cullen, Deskford, Newmill, Keith, Grange, Rothiemay.
- Notice of Local Government By-Election (60kb, PDF)
- Notice of Poll (List of Candidates standing) (189kb, PDF)
- Notice of Election Agents appointed (200kb, PDF)
- Situation of Polling Places (205kb, PDF)
- Declaration of Results (125kb, PDF)
- Detailed STV Results (69kb, PDF)
- Notice of publication of the time and location of the inspection of election expenses returns (PDF, 138kB)
The candidates who stood in this by-election were:
- Ian AITCHISON, Scottish Liberal Democrats
- Rob BARSBY, Independent
- Jock MCKAY, Scottish National Party (SNP)
- Laura POWELL, Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Laura POWELL Scottish Conservative and Unionist, was elected at Stage 4. The turnout was 33.9%. Full results are available in our election results section.
This by-election was conducted using Single Transferable vote. For more information about Single Transferable Vote please visit our dedicated page.
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Moray Election Office
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Elections Office, Moray Council, Council Office, High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BX
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