Community Council Elections 2019

Elections to each of the Community Councils in Comhairle nan Eilean Siar local government area will be held on Tuesday 8 October 2019.  To stand or vote in the election you must reside in the local area and be named on the electoral register.  16 and 17 year olds residing in the community council area and named on the electoral register are also entitled to stand for the community council and vote in any election.

Valid nominations must be received by 17 September 2019 and elections will be held for any community council areas which have more than the required number of nominations. 

Community Council will be deemed to be established if 4 or more valid nominations are received.  If more than 12 nominations are received for any community council area an election will be held.

What is a Community Council?