UK Parliamentary Election 2017

A UK Parliamentary General Election will take place on Thursday 8 June 2017. Voting will take place between 7am and 10pm for all registered voters over the age of 18. Poll cards will be issued on or around Tuesday, 16 May.

Find out more about the UK Parliamentary Election 2017:

Candidates

The nominations deadline passed at 4pm on Thursday, 11th of May. View the list of candidates standing in each of the constituencies:

The full nomination pack was available to candidates to download if they wished to stand in the elections.

Election Agents

View the Notice of Election Agents for each of the constituencies:

Voting in the election

At this election, because of where boundary lines have been drawn, some Aberdeen City Council residents will be voting in the Gordon constituency, which is administered by Aberdeenshire Council. This will affect voters in Dyce and Bridge of Don, for example.

Where to vote

Eligible voters in the Banff and Buchan, Gordon and West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine constituencies can check where to vote.

View the notice of situation of polling stations for each of the three constituencies:

Registration and postal voting deadlines

You can register to vote or apply for a postal vote by contacting Electoral Registration Officer.

The deadline for applying to vote at these elections is Monday 22nd of May for voting at a polling station and 5pm on Tuesday 23rd of May for postal votes.

Those who applied for a postal vote by around 10th of May will be part of the first main issue of postal ballot packs, which will take place on or around Monday, 22nd of May. A further issue will take place for those who apply closer to the application deadline.

Staff vacancies

If you are interested in being considered for any polling staff vacancies which may arise at the General Election, please email elections@aberdeenshire.gov.uk  with your name, address, contact telephone and email details, date of birth, and an indication of any previous experience (although the latter is not essential as full training will be provided).

Notice of Election

View the Notice of Election (pdf 129KB) for the Banff and Buchan, Gordon and West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine constituencies. 

Pre-election period

As usual, there will be strict rules to be followed by all local authority employees in the run-up to, and during, the UK Parliament General Election. These rules are focused primarily on publicity and the use of council buildings and resources.

The tighter rules around council publicity come into effect on Friday 5 May 2017, with the publication of the Notice of Election and the commencement of the formal pre-election period.

Contact Election team

Anyone wishing further information about the elections should email elections@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or call the Election team on 01224 665119 or 01224 664176.

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