Local Government By-Election 2022

A council by-election was held on Thursday 3 November for the vacancy of one local councillor in Ward 3 - Buckie. This election was conducted by Single Transferable Vote.

Results of the Election

Moray Council Local By-Election Results 2022 - Ward 3
Candidate Description Number of Votes
Tim EAGLE Scottish Conservative and Unionist


Keighly GOUDIE Scottish Labour Party




John STUART Scottish National Party (SNP)


Les TARR Scottish Liberal Democrats


The following ballot papers were rejected as void and not counted on account of :-
Rejected ballot papers Number
Want of Official Mark 0
On which a number standing alone is not placed so as to indicated a first preference for some candidate 9
On which the figure "1" standing alone indicating a 1st preference is set opposite the name of more than 1 candidate 0
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
Unmarked for void uncertainty 4
Total Number Rejected 13


At the conclusion of the count, John STUART (Scottish National Party (SNP)) was elected at the end of Stage 4 with 1172 votes. Turnout was 29.6%

This by-election was counted manually.

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