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Moray Council

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Election of a Councillor

  1. One Councillor is to be elected for the Buckie ward of the Moray Council.  
     
  2. Nomination forms can be obtained from the Election Office at Moray Council, Council Offices, High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BX by downloading a pack from www.moray.gov.uk/elections, calling 01343 563334 or email elections@moray.gov.uk.    
     
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer at Moray Council, Council Offices, High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BX by prior appointment only between the hours of 10.00am - 4.00pm on any working day after the date of this notice but no later than 4.00pm on Monday 3 October 2022. Call 01343 563334 or email elections@moray.gov.uk for an appointment.
  1. An election will be held in the contested ward and voting will take place between 7.00am and 10.00pm on
    Thursday 3 November 2022.
  1. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GE by 12 midnight on Tuesday 18 October 2022. Applications can be made online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

Postal or proxy voting

  1. Applications for, or amendments of, postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, at the below noted address by 5.00pm on Wednesday 19 October 2022. Details and postal vote application forms are available at www.votemoray.org.
  1. Cancellation of postal or proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the below noted address by 5.00pm on Wednesday 19 October 2022.  Details at are available at www.votemoray.org.
  1. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the below noted address by 5.00pm on Wednesday 26 October 2022.  Details and proxy appointment application forms are available at www.votemoray.org.
  1. Applications to vote by emergency proxy made after the 26 October proxy deadline on the grounds of;
  • disability suffered after the deadline (or, for applicants who suffered a disability before the deadline, their disability meant they could not reasonably have made an application in time),
  • work/service reasons; apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5.00pm on Wednesday 26 October 2022,
  • being detained in a hospital under the civil sections of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.
  • being sentenced to a period of detention of 12 months or less,
  • where a proxy voter, who is not voting by post, is unable to attend the polling station, the elector can replace the appointed proxy.

        must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at below noted address by 5.00pm on Thursday 3 November 2022.  

Further details and forms are available at www.votemoray.org

Electoral Registration Officer contact details

Electoral Registration Officer, Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GE

Contact form available online at www.votemoray.org or call 01224 068400 (weekdays 9.00am – 5.00pm)

Denise Whitworth, Returning Officer                                                                          

20 September 2022

 

Legislation Information

The Scottish Local Government Elections Order 2011, Schedule 1, Para 3

www.moray.gov.uk/elections