Polling takes place next week for Caol and Mallaig By-election

Issued on behalf of the Reurning Officer

On Thursday 5 April voting begins in the Caol and Mallaig By-election with polling stations opening their doors at 7am and remaining open for voters until 10pm.

Anyone who has applied for a postal vote who may not yet have posted their ballot paper is reminded that they can hand it in to any of the polling stations up until 10 pm on Thursday.

The polling stations are: 

  • Glenfinnan House Hotel
  • Astley Hall, Arisaig
  • Lady Lovat Primary School, Morar
  • Mallaig & Morar Community Centre
  • Inverie Village Hall
  • Community Learning Room, Eigg Primary School
  • Kilmallie Community Centre, Corpach
  • Achnacarry Village Hall
  • Glengarry & District Community Hall
  • Spean Bridge Community Centre
  • Roy Bridge Memorial Hall
  • Caol Community Centre

The count will take place on Friday 6 April at Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar starting at 10.30am.

The candidates are: 

  • Ronald Joseph Campbell – Independent
  • Alex MacInnes - Scottish National Party (SNP)
  • Catherine Margaret Mackinnon – Independent
  • Denis Rixson - Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Ian Smith - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
  • Colin ‘Woody’ Wood – Independent

The current political make-up of The Highland Council is as follows;

  • Independent (Ind) – 28
  • Scottish Conservative and Unionist (Con) – 10
  • Scottish Green Party (Green) – 1
  • Scottish Labour Party (Lab) – 3
  • Scottish Liberal Democrats (Lib Dem) – 9
  • Scottish National Party (SNP) – 19
  • Sutherland Independent Group (SIG) – 1
  • Non-aligned (NA) - 2

With 1 vacancy for the Caol and Mallaig Ward

26 Mar 2018
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