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Council elections in Scotland (2017)

On this page, you will find all of our guidance and resources for Returning Officers administering council elections in Scotland held on 4 May 2017.

If you have a local government by-election which is being held in 2016, please click here.

If you want to download emblems for political parties, visit our online database.

If you have questions about the guidance, or changes in legislation, please contact the Commission team at the Scotland Office.

Part B

Planning and organisation

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • Planning (including the identification and training of staff, the selection and booking of venues and management of contractors and suppliers)
  • How to maintain the integrity of the election
  • Raising awareness
  • Access to proceedings by electoral observers and Commission representatives

Part B: Planning and organisation (PDF)

Part C

Administering the poll

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • The nomination period (including access to the register by candidates, spending limits and the nominations process)
  • The production of notices, poll cards and ballot papers
  • Polling station voting

Part C: Administering the poll (PDF)

Part D

Absent voting

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • The absent voting timetable
  • Proxy voting
  • Preparations for absent voting processes and the production of stationery
  • Procedures for the issue, receipt and opening of postal votes

Part D: Absent voting (PDF)

Part E

Verifying and counting the votes

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • The principles for an effective verification and count
  • Preparations for the count
  • Managing the verification and count
  • Verification and count procedures

Part E: Verifying and counting the votes (PDF)

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