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 Laura Dundas – Independent who was one of seven candidates who contested the vacancy.

Photo of winner

Voters went to the poll yesterday (Thursday 13 June 2024) 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 Laura emerged as the winner at stage 7 of the count.

The turnout was 34.9%.

Ward 7 is a 3-member ward and Laura Dundas will join fellow ward members Councillors Derek Louden (Scottish National Party) and Maureen Ross (Highland Independent) in representing the ward.

14 Jun 2024