Tain and Easter Ross By-Election Result
Issued on behalf of the Returning Officer
The by-election to elect a councillor to represent Ward 7 – Tain and Easter Ross on The Highland Council has been won by Maureen Ross (Independent) who was one of seven candidates who contested the vacancy.
Voters went to the poll yesterday (Thursday 28 September) and the by-election count was held this morning in Tain Royal Academy. The count was relayed live on the Council’s social media channels.
Voting was by the single transferable vote and Maureen emerged as the winner at stage 6 of the count.
The turnout was 34.4%.
Maureen will join councillors Derek Louden (Scottish National Party) and Alasdair Rhind (Highland Independent) in representing Ward 7 on The Highland Council.
Full details of the results are availabe on the website - www.highland.gov.uk/byelection