Ward 4 - Landward Caithness By-Election
Four candidates will contest the forthcoming by-election to elect one councillor to serve The Highland Council’s Ward 4 – Landward Caithness.
The candidates are:
- David Baron, Scottish Labour Party
- Gillian Coghill
- Hanna Miedema, Scottish National Party (SNP)
- Barbara Anne Watson, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Candidate
The Notice of Poll and further information is available here.
The Highland Council Elections - 3 May 2012
The Highland Council Election was held on Thursday 3 May 2012 and 80 councillors were elected to serve on Council's 22 multi-member wards. The turnout across Highland was 41.6%.
The detailed Reports from the electronic counting system can be found using the links below.
Preference Profile Information: The Scottish Local Government Elections (Amendment) Order Number 2 2012
The purpose of the Order is to allow political parties and candidates to determine how successful their campaigning has been in an election where STV has been used and to plan future strategy they make use of information about the patterns of preferences marked on the ballot papers by the voters. For example, where a party nominated two candidates, say “A” and “B”, in a multi-member ward, and had run complementary campaigns “Vote A 1, B 2”, “Vote B 1, A 2” in different parts of the ward, it would want see how many voters had in fact marked their ballot papers “A1, B2” and “B1, A2”.
The Scottish Local Government Elections Amendment Order Number 2 will come into force on 7 January 2012. This requires the publication by Returning Officers of information about the patterns of preferences marked on the ballot papers in Local Government elections.
The preferences reports for each of the 22 Highland Wards and advice on reading and interpolating the data can be found using the links below.
Guidance on How to Understand the Voting Information from the 2012 Council Elections (187kb pdf)
Please click on the links below for further Council Election details: -
REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT 1983
The Highland Council Election: 3 MAY 2012
In accordance with Section 88 of the above Act, notice is hereby given that copies of the election expenses, and any accompanying documents, submitted by candidates at the above election are available for public inspection from 10.00 am – 5.00 pm during working hours at the Archive Centre, Bught Road, Inverness, IV3 5SS for a period of two years – until 8 June 2014.
No election expenses return have been received from :-
Rich Omand, 12 Upper Kessock Street, Inverness (Ward 15 – Inverness Central)
Davie Corrigan, The Managers House, Garvan, By Fort William (Ward 22 - Fort William and Ardnamurchan)
18 June 2012
Any enquiries regarding the 2012 election should be made to:
John Bruce, Elections Manager, Council Offices, Dingwall IV15 9QN
Tel: 01349 868524 Mobile: 0788 750 3221 email: email@example.com.
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