Local Government Elections 2012 - New Reports Available
For information on the elections to Aberdeenshire Council on 3 May, 2012, including the results for each ward please view our Local Government Elections 2012 webpage. Further reports are now available on these pages, showing patterns of candidate preference expressed by voters at these elections..
Voting in an election is your chance to help decide who makes decisions that affect you every day.
Under the direction of the Returning Officer, Council staff are responsible for running all elections, which includes the election of councillors to Aberdeenshire Council as well as MSP's, MP's and MEP's for the area. For information on specific election topics such as previous election results, how and where to vote, and voting systems, please follow the links on the left of this page.
Aberdeenshire Council once again ran a highly successful schools election project in 2011. Footage of the project can be found on the Schools Election 2011 webpages, as well as on the HMIE website (25.9MB). Details of the Schools Election 2010 can also be found here.
Sixth Review of UK Parliamentary Constituencies
The Boundary Commission is currently conducting a review of UK Parliamentary Constituencies and has now published all comments received in response to its initial proposals.
A second consultative phase ran from 1 March to 2 April, 2012. Revised proposals are currently being developed and will be circulated for further consultation in autumn 2012.
Full details of the review can be found on the Commission's website at www.bcomm-scotland.gov.uk.
Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places
Each council is required by law to carry out a review every four years to ensure that it provides facilities for voting and that polling places are accessible to all electors, including voters with a disability. For more information on the review which recently took place, please visit our Statutory Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2011 web pages.
Who represents me?
Information on who represents you on Aberdeenshire Council, in the Scottish Parliament and Westminster, and in Europe, can be found on the following page. You can also find your local polling station by using our mapping service.
Election Unit, Aberdeenshire Council, Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB
Telephone: 01224 665119