Announcement of by-election

Aberdeenshire Council has today (Fri, Aug 28, 2020) posted a notice of election, confirming that a by-election will take place in October for the vacant Ellon and District seat. 

The seat became vacant following the resignation of Richard Thomson, which followed his election as MP for the Gordon constituency last year.

Polls will open for the vacant seat on 15 October 2020. Further details on registration deadlines is in the notice, and more information will follow on polling venues as well as the count itself.

You can see the notice here: https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/ellon-and-district-ward-by-election/