Wards and ConstituenciesFor voting purposes, boundaries of electoral areas are established by the Local Government Boundary Commission and The Boundary Commission for Scotland apart from Community Councils which are determined by The Moray Council. These boundaries determine the area which your representative represents.
|Community Council||Community Council Area||Community Councillor|
|Local Government||Multi-member Wards||Councillor|
|Scottish Parliament||Constituencies and Region||MSP|
|UK Westminster Parliament||Constituency||MP|
Local Government Boundaries
(Sept 2016) Please note that these boundary maps below are only current until 3 May 2017, thereafter new boundaries will come into force following a review by the Commission. New ward maps will be provided for reference here in due course.
- Ward 1 – Speyside Glenlivet (current until 3 May 2017)
- Ward 2 – Keith and Cullen (current until 3 May 2017)
- Ward 3 – Buckie (current until 3 May 2017)
- Ward 4 – Fochabers Lhanbryde (current until 3 May 2017)
- Ward 5 – Heldon and Laich (current until 3 May 2017)
- Ward 6 - Elgin City North (current until 3 May 2017))
- Ward 7 – Elgin City South (current until 3 May 2017))
- Ward 8 - Forres (current until 3 May 2017)
Within each ward, areas are split into Polling Districts which is areas assigned to a specific Polling Place such as your local hall or school. Information about where you will vote at each election is published in a public notice prior to the election, and printed on your poll card which is sent to you prior to the election, as this may vary with the type of election being held.
Scottish Parliament Constituency Boundaries
Moray is split between 2 parliamentary constituencies for the purposes of a Scottish Parliament election:
- Banffshire & Buchan Coast
Moray is also part of the Highlands and Islands region for purposes of the regional list vote during the Scottish Parliament elections.
Maps for these areas can be found on the Boundary Commission for Scotland website.
UK Westminster Parliament Constituency Boundaries
For the purposes of a UK Parliament (General) election the constituency is Moray which has the same boundary as the Local Authority area. A map for this area can be found on the Boundary Commission for Scotland website. For more information about constituencies in Westminster please see here.
European Parliamentary Boundaries
For European Parliamentary elections, Moray forms part of the Scottish region. For more information please visit the European Parliament website.