Candidates confirmed for Banff and Inverurie by-elections

The candidates for upcoming by-elections in the Banff and Inverurie areas of Aberdeenshire have been confirmed, following the close of nominations.

The by-elections have been arranged to fill single vacancies in two wards:  Banff and District, and Inverurie and District. The candidates have been confirmed as follows: 

Banff and District (Ward 1)

 

Candidate name

Party

 

Alistair Mason

 

Scottish Liberal Democrats

 

Glen David Reynolds

 

Scottish National Party (SNP)

 

Iain Taylor

 

Scottish Conservative and Unionist

 

 

Inverurie and District (Ward 11)

 

Candidate name

Party

 

Alison Margaret Campbell Auld

 

Scottish Liberal Democrats

 

Neil Baillie

 

Scottish National Party (SNP)

 

Colin Clark

 

Scottish Conservative and Unionist

 

Sarah Flavell

 

Scottish Labour Party

 

 
Polling for both by-elections will take place on Thursday, November 3. Votes will be counted at the Garioch Sports Centre, Inverurie, on Friday, November 4, and the successful candidates confirmed immediately thereafter.

All registered residents aged 16 or over in both wards will be eligible to vote, with the deadline for new registrations being Tuesday, October 18.
 
Further information, including details of how to register to vote and locations of polling places, can be found at www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections