Local Government Election 2022

A Local Government (Council) election will be held on Thursday 5 May 2022 to elect 26 members (Councillors) to the Moray Council. 

About this election

Local Government (Council) elections are operated under the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system. Voters use numbers to mark their ballot paper ranking candidates in preferential order. More information about this - Single Transferable Vote explained

Moray Council area is covered by eight multi-member wards. Each ward has either 3 or 4 councillor seats.

Information for Candidates    

Information for Voters (to follow)

Statutory Notices

The Notice of election is due to be published on 14 March 2022.

Count and Results

The election count will be held electronically on Friday 6 May. Results will be available throughout the day on Friday 6 May as each of the eight wards is counted and declared.


Electoral Registration Office (ERO)

For electoral register enquiries, to register to vote, change or amend your addresses or to apply for a postal or proxy vote. Please note the Electoral Registration Officer only deals with electoral register enquiries, amendments and applications to register to vote, applying for a postal or proxy vote.

Electoral Registration Officer (ERO)
Grampian Valuation Joint Board
Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB16 5GE
01224 068400
Online contact form at www.votemoray.org for elector register queries and amendments, postal and proxy vote applications

Monday - Thursday - 9am to 5pm, Friday - 9am to 4pm

Moray Election Office

Returning Officer - Denise Whitworth
For information about: elections, dates and notices, candidate nominations, polling places, issues with postal votes not being received, spoilt or lost, ballot papers and how to vote, results or any other election related query:

Elections Office, Moray Council, Council Office, High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BX

Elections helpline: 01343 563334  (do not use this number for enquiries for registering to vote, or applying for proxy or postal votes, see above)
elections@moray.gov.uk (do not use this email address for electoral register queries or application to vote by post or proxy) please contact ERO above

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