By-Election Taobh Siar Agus Nis
7 October 2015
A By Election for theTaobh Siar Agus Nis Ward of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will be held on 7 October 2015 to elect one councillor.
The Polling Stations for the By Election are:
The election will be conducted under the voting system called the `Single Transferable Vote' (STV). Voters will vote using numbers instead of a cross and will rank candidates in order of preference using 1,2,3 and so on. Voters may make as many or as few choices as they wish. A quota and formulae system then decides who is elected, based on the preferences as indicated by the voters.
Prospective Candidates Guide
The Improvement Service and COSLA produced a guide for prospective candidates ahead of the May 2012 Scottish local government elections
This is a useful guide which covers all aspects of the role, providing comprehensive guidance and practical advice on council/councillor duties, responsibilities and expectations.
Enquiries regarding the By Election should be made to the Elections Office.
Isle of Lewis
Tel: 01851 822613
Fax: 01851 822824