Mid Formartine By-Election 2021

A local government by-election took place on Thursday, 19th August 2021 to fill a vacancy in the Mid Formartine Ward.

Declaration of results

The total number of votes given for each candidate at the by-election was as follows:

  • Jeff Goodhall (Scottish Liberal Democrats) - 412 votes
  • Peter Kennedy (Scottish Green Party) - 144
  • Jenny Nicol (Scottish National Party SNP) - 1,205 votes
  • Sheila Powell (Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party) - 1,480

Sheila Powell has been duly elected as the councillor for the Mid Formartine ward.

The total electorate for the Mid Formartine ward was 11,670.

The number of first preferences was 3,241.

The percentage poll was 27.9%

Additional information



For further information about the local government by-election, please contact our Elections team by emailing elections@aberdeenshire.gov.uk.