Wards and Constituencies

For voting purposes, boundaries of electoral areas are determined by the Local Government Boundary Commission and The Boundary Commission for Scotland.
This excludes from Community Councils which are determined by The Moray Council. These boundaries determine the area which your representative represents. 
Table showing the Electoral Body, Area and the Representative for that area.
Body Electoral Area Representative
Community Council Community Council Area Community Councillor
Local Government Multi-member Wards Councillor
Scottish Parliament Constituencies and Region MSP
UK Westminster Parliament Constituency MP
European Parliament Region MEP

Local Government Boundaries

Moray has eight wards the boundaries for which are determined by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland. A map of these ward areas can be found by using the Online Boundary Map tool or by downloading a map from their website. See links

Please note that ward boundaries will change on 4 May May 2017, thereafter new boundaries will come into force following a review by the Commission. 

Below follow links to the current councillors in each ward (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:

  • Moray
  • 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.

Contact Us

Elections Office
Council Offices
High Street
Elgin
Moray

01343 563334

election.enquiries@moray.gov.uk

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