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East Kilbride Central North By-election Thursday 29 August 2019

East Kilbride Central North (Ward 8) By-election Thursday 29 August 2019

A By-election to elect a councillor to serve in Ward 8 - East Kilbride Central North will be held on Thursday 29 August 2019.

One councillor will be elected following the sad death of Councillor Sheena Wardhaugh. 

How to Vote

To vote in this By-election, eligible residents (you must be aged 16 or over on the day of the By-election) must be registered to vote by midnight on Tuesday 13 August 2019.

Voting will take place between 7am and 10pm in the East Kilbride Central North (Ward 8) area of South Lanarkshire.

For more information about how to register and the different ways of voting in the By-election please go to our Registering and voting page.

Key dates
East Kilbride Central and North By-election  Date (deadline if not midnight)
Registration deadline Midnight on Tuesday 13 August 2019
Deadline for new postal vote applications and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes  Wednesday 14 August 2019 (5pm)
Deadline for new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) Wednesday 21 August 2019 (5pm)
First date that electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes Friday 23 August 2019
Polling Day  7am – 10pm on Thursday 29 August 2019
Last time for re-issue of spoilt and lost postal votes  Thursday 29 August 2019 (5pm)
Deadline for emergency proxy applications  Thursday 29 August 2019 (5pm)
Last time to alter the Register due to clerical error or court appeal  Thursday 29 August 2019 (9pm)
Count Thursday 29 August 2019 (10pm)

Candidates standing in the by-election:

  • Grant Ferguson - Scottish National Party (SNP)
  • Graham William Fisher - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
  • Antony Lee - Scottish Green Party
  • David MacKay - UKIP
  • Paul McGarry - Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Stephen McNamara - Scottish Libertarian Party
  • Kirsty Williams - Scottish Labour Party

For general information or for statutory notices and documents relating to the by-election please go to our Elections pages.