Cairngorms National Park Authority election
Aberdeenshire Council is responsible for running elections to Ward 5 of the Cairngorm National Park Authority. These elections take place every four years on an all-postal basis.
A By-election has taken place to elect a new member to represent Ward 5 of the Cairngorms National Park Authority area. This vacancy had arisen due to the resignation of Katrina Farquhar.
Five candidates contested the by-election and at the count at the Albert Hall in Ballater on Thursday, 30 March, Geva Blackett was declared the winner by the Council’s Depute Returning Officer, Allan Bell, with a majority of 57 over Lisa McMahon. The other candidates in the by-election were Stephen John Murphy, Anne Jane Reid and Stuart Alexander Robertson.
View the formal documents:
Election was concluded on 17 March, 2011, with the count taking place in the Albert Hall, Ballater.
The winning candidate was Katrina Farquhar, with a majority of 356 over sitting member, Geva Blackett. The "turnout" at the election in this ward was 52%.
The full election result can be found here.
The Notice of Election can be found here.
Nomination papers and other forms candidates require can be found below:-