Notice of Election

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar Notice Of Election : Election Of Community Councillors 2019

  1. An election is to be held for the return of Community Councillors for the Community Councils detailed in the undernoted schedule. 

  2. To be eligible for election to a Community Council the person must be 16 or over and resident in and registered as a local government elector in the Community Council area to which election is being sought. Each nominee for election must be supported by a proposer who must be resident within and registered as a local government elector in the Community Council area to which election is being sought. 

  3. Nomination papers may be obtained from the following addresses and must be delivered to the Returning Officer at the address from which the papers were received not later than 4pm on Tuesday 17 September 2019.   
             
    Council Offices, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW           
    Council Offices, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, HS3 3DF           
    Council Offices, Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula, HS7 5LA           
    Council Offices, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD 

  4. Nomination papers are also available at Community Council Elections 

  5. Withdrawals of person nominated must be intimated at the address to which the nomination papers were received not later than 4pm on Thursday 19 September 2019

  6. To be established a Community Council requires a minimum of four validly nominated candidates. If more than twelve valid nominations are received an election shall be held. 

  7. Elections to Community Councils shall be conducted by postal ballot. 

Schedule Of Community Councils

Ness                                    

Airidhantuim                        

Barvas and Brue                 

Shawbost                            

Carloway                            

Breasclete                           

Bernera                               

Uig                                      

Back                                   

Tong                                    

North Tolsta                        

Laxdale                               

Stornoway                          

Sandwick                            

Point     

North Lochs     

Pairc    

Kinloch             

North Harris    

Scalpay

South Harris

Berneray

North Uist

Benbecula

Iochdar

Bornish

Lochboisdale

Eriskay

Northbay

Castlebay

 

Published by the Returning Officer, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW