Wards and ConstituenciesFor 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.
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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.
- Moray ward maps (PDFs) (current until 3 May 2017)
- Moray ward maps (PDFs) (for election and from 4 May 2017) - Follow links on page to "Final Recommendations Maps pdfs"
- Local Boundary Commission online map tool (both sets of maps available)
Below follow links to the current councillors in each ward (current until 3 May 2017).
- Ward 1 – Speyside Glenlivet
- Ward 2 – Keith and Cullen
- Ward 3 – Buckie
- Ward 4 – Fochabers Lhanbryde
- Ward 5 – Heldon and Laich
- Ward 6 - Elgin City North
- Ward 7 – Elgin City South
- Ward 8 - Forres
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.