Elections, by-elections and referendums are administered by the Returning Officer and the Elections Office who responsible for conducting council elections and elections to the Scottish, Westminster and European Parliaments in the Moray area, Community Council elections and Cairngorm National Park Authority elections as well as referendums.
Voting gives you a voice in deciding who will make decisions on the issues that affect you everyday at work, at home and in your community. Please find more information by following links on the left of this page. If you need any assistance or information please contact us using the details below.
Updated - 22 October 2014
Following the resignation of Cllr Barry Jarvis (Labour) of Ward 6 - Elgin City North, a by-election will be held on Thursday 11 December 2014. More details are available on the dedicated page for this by-election for candidates and voters. Candidate nominations open on Thursday 23 October and a list of candidates will be available in the Notice of Poll from 5pm on Friday 7 November.
An election is be held in the Dyke Landward Community Council area. The Notice of Election will be published on 31 October. Seven seats are available in this community council area, as this community council did not re-establish in October 2013. Nomination forms will be available to download here in due course.
- Notice of Election (xxkb, PDF) 31/10
- Community Council Election Timetable (21kb, PDF)
- Candidate Nomination Form (xxkb, PDF) 31/10
From 1 September 2014 polling places and polling districts in the Moray constituency are under review (PDF, 54kb). The second round of consultation is open until 24 November 2014.
Comments can be emailed to email@example.com
Following the consultation, comments will be considered and a final report will be presented to a meeting of the council on Wednesday 17 December 2014.
Please visit our dedicated Scottish Independence Referendum web page for more information
For electoral register enquiries, to register to vote, change addresses or to apply for a postal or proxy vote
Please note that the Electoral Registration Officer only deals with Electoral Register enquiries and applications to vote.
Monday - Thursday - 8:45am to 5pm, Friday - 8:45am to 4pm
For information about: elections, dates and notices, nominations, polling places, issues with postal votes not being received or lost, ballot papers and how to vote, results or any other election related query:
The Moray Council
Council Office, High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BX
Elections Helpline: 01343 563334
This area of the website provides relevant information to voters, candidates, agents and permitted participants on elections/referendums within the Moray Local Authority Area. It is intended as a guide to supplement other sources of information and should not be relied on as legally definitive. Information is subject to change at short notice as legislation / guidance requires. The Returning /Counting Officer does not accept any responsibility for any errors or omissions, or any act arising from, or based on, information contained on the website. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. Voters, candidates or agents should consult the appropriate legislation and seek their own legal advice or guidance if they are in any doubt about a particular point.
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