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Tain and East Ross by-election (04/05/11)
Candidates wishing to stand at the by-election being held in The Highland Council’s Ward 8 – Tain and Easter Ross – have until 4 pm on Tuesday 17 May to complete their nomination.
The by-election is being held on Thursday 9 June to find a successor to Councillor Alan Torrance (SNP), who died recently aged 68.
Nomination papers will be available from Monday 9 May from Tain Service Point and via the home page of The Highland Council’s web site: www.highland.gov.uk.
Midnight on Tuesday 24 May is the latest time for registering to vote at the by-election. Postal votes will be issued from Thursday 26 May.
Polling will take place between 7 am and 10 pm on 9 June at the following polling stations: Duthac Centre, Tain (3 stations); Inver Village Hall; Carnegie Hall, Portmahomack; Hill of Fearn Village Hall; Mercat Centre, Munro Crescent, Milton; Nigg Village Hall and Seaboard Memorial Hall, Balintore
The count will take place at the Duthac Centre, Tain, on Friday 10 June.
Councillor Torrance was one of three councillors representing Tain and East Ross. The other two representatives are Alasdair Rhind and Richard Durham, both Independent.
The electorate is 6,959.