Local Government by-elections

The Highland Council By-election - Election of Councillor

The Highland Council is divided into 21 Wards and elections are administered, centrally, through the Election Office.

A By Election can occur due to a vacancy caused by the death or resignation of an elected representative. It can take place during any of the standard Election cycles, and is subject to the timetable for normal elections. The votes casted in a by-election are counted manually.

Ward 3 - Wick and East Caithness and Ward 13 - Inverness West By-Elections 

A Local Government by-election was held on Thursday 12 August 2021 to fill a vacancy that had arisen in Wards 3 and 13 for Councillor Nicola Sinclair, one of 4 Councillors representing the Wick and East Caithness Ward and Councillor Graham Ross, one of 3 members of the Inverness West Ward.

By-election Results

The full results for the Ward 3 (Wick and East Caithness) and Ward 13 (Inverness West) by-elections are available below: