Inverurie and District By-Election

A by-election will take place on Thursday, 12th October 2017, to fill a vacancy in the Inverurie and District Ward (Ward 11) of the council due to the resignation of Councillor Colin Clark. The electronic counting of votes will take place in the Garioch Sports Centre, Inverurie on Friday, 13th October, from 10am. Find out more about the Inverurie and District by-election:

Who is standing in the by-election

Five candidates will contest the by-election:

  • Lesley Berry (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
  • Scott Bremner (Scottish Liberal Democrats)
  • Sarah Flavell (Scottish Labour Party)
  • Elaine Mitchell (Scottish National Party)
  • Craig Stewart (Scottish Green Party)

View formal Notice of Poll (pdf 125KB) and the Notice of Appointment of Election Agents (pdf 67.2KB).

Voting in the by-election

Voting will take place between 7am and 10pm on Thursday, 12th October, using the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system. View the list of polling places for Ward 11 (pdf 120KB).

Apply to vote - deadlines

You need to be on the electoral register in order to vote in the by-election. Find out how to register to vote

The deadline for applying to vote at this by-election is Tuesday, 26th September. Eligible voters can apply for a postal or proxy vote by 5pm on Wednesday, 27th September.

Notice of Election

View formal Notice of Election (pdf 55.4KB).

Briefing session for candidates and agents

A pre-nomination briefing session for candidates and election agents took place on Friday, 25th August in Gordon House, Inverurie. View the briefing presentation (pdf 586KB). It covers various topics including the nominations process, polling day, postal voting, the count and candidate expenses.

Contact us

For further information, contact the Election Team.

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