Tel: 01343 563334
Following the resignation of a councillor from the Buckie ward of the Moray Council, a local government by-election took place on Thursday 30 January 2014. The seat was won by Gordon COWIE (Independent), results are available via the links below.
A detailed election timetable is available to download (PDF, 49kb)
The candidates nominated for this Local Government By-Election were:
Local Government elections are conducted under the Single Transferable Vote (STV) electoral system. This means voters rank the candidates on their ballot paper in order of preference, using numbers instead of a cross.
Electors were advised to vote using numbers on their ballot papers as follows:
Under the STV voting system a candidate requires a certain minimum of votes to be elected. This minimum number is a called a quota. The first step when counting the number of valid votes and is to then calculate the quota required by a candidate to be elected.
More information about STV can be found here (56kb, PDF) or by contacting the Election Office.
For enquiries regarding the Council by-election in the Buckie ward, please call the Elections Helpline 01343 563334 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For enquiries about registering to vote, updating or amending the way you vote i.e. by post or by proxy please contact the Electoral Registration Officer on 01343 541203 or email email@example.com