Before the council by-elections on Thursday 30 June, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is reminding voters of some simple steps to take to make sure they can have their say in the elections.
- Make sure you are registered to vote. Registration forms must be completed and returned by 14 June 2022.
- Voting by post is an easy and convenient way of voting and your postal vote can be sent to your home address or any other address you give. Applications for postal votes must be returned to the Electoral Registration Officer by 5.00pm on 15 June 2022.
- If you are unable to attend a polling station you can appoint a proxy who will be someone you trust to vote on your behalf. The deadline for applying for a proxy vote is 22 June 2022.
- To register or apply for a proxy/postal vote you should contact the Electoral Registration Officer, 42 Point Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2XF on 01851 706262 or visit the mygov.scot (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) website.