Cairngorms National Park Authority Election

Elections are held every four years to elect 5 community representatives to serve on the board of the Cairngorms National Park Authority. One community member will be elected for each of the 5 wards within the national park area.

Election of Board Members – 2019

Five community representatives are being elected to serve on the board of Cairngorms National Park Authority until 2023.

Eleanor Christina Mackintosh was returned unopposed to serve in Ward 4.

Following elections by postal vote, the votes were counted at Aviemore for Wards 1 and 2 and Ballater for Ward 5 on Thursday, 21 March 2019 and the following candidates have been declared to serve on the following three wards:

Please click on the abvove ward link to view the declaration of result.

Replacement Lilac Ballot Papers have been issued for Ward 3 and so the deadline for submission of ballot papers in the pre-paid envelope provided is 4pm on Thursday, 28 March 2018.  The count for ward 3 will be held thereafter in Aviemore at 5pm.

If an elector has not received his or her ballot paper or inadvertently spoilt their ballot paper for ward 3 then they must contact Liz Cowie, The Highland Council, Kingussie Courthouse Office, 36 High Street, Kingussie, PH21 1HR; Email: or Telephone: 01540 664 537

Please do not destroy your spoilt ballot paper as it will have to be returned either by post or hand for a replacement to be issued. 

If you have any queries on the nomination process please contact the Election Office.

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