Tel: 01343 563334
Elections, by-elections and referendums are administered by the Returning Officer (for referendums known as a Counting 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.
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 - 25 April 2014
This poll will be held on Thursday 22 May 2014, you you need to change your details on the electoral register, apply for a postal or proxy vote or register to vote you must do so by Tuesday 6 May. Please follow link for more information on political parties nominated, registering to vote, postal votes and key dates in the election timetable.
- Polling place changes - polling places have been relocated for those voters that previously voted at West End School, Fisherman's Hall, Buckie and Burghead Church of Scotland Hall. Please see Polling Places 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 and candidates on elections within the Moray Local Authority Area. It is intended as only 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.