Elections and voting

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Upcoming elections / ballots

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Elections

Elections are to be held on Thursday 14 June 2018  to elect one member for each of the 5 Wards of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority.

A by-election for the Highland Ward to elect one Councillor was held on 19 April 2018. The count took place on Friday 20 April and John Duff, Scottish Conservative & Unionist, was elected as Councillor. More details of the results can be found on the by-election results page of this website.

Recent elections / ballots

The results of recent elections/Referendum, including the results from the UK Parliamentary General Election held in June 2017, can be found on our election results page.

Community Council elections

Elections for Community Councils are held every 4 years. The most recent elections in Perth and Kinross took place on 5 November 2015. For more information, including the results, visit the  Community Council elections and by-elections page of this website.

Boundary reviews

Fifth Review of Local Government Electoral Arrangements

The Local Government Boundary Commission Scotland published recommendations for councillor numbers in each of Scotland's 32 council areas, and the number and boundaries of wards for the election of those councillors, on 26 May 2016. The Commission's recommendations for the Perth & Kinross Council area were approved by Scottish Ministers on 15 September 2016.

Information on the new boundaries is available from the Commission's website.

2018 Review of UK Parliament Constituencies

The next phase of a consultation by the Boundary Commission for Scotland on its initial proposals for UK Parliament Constituencies in Scotland is now open and will close on 11 December 2017. The purpose of this consultation is to allow you to review and respond to the Revised Proposals which have been drafted following the previous consultation exercises.  Members of the public can get further information and submit their views on the Commission's interactive portal at www.bcs2018.org.uk

Further information can be found on the Commission's website.

Further information

More information about local government and other elections is available from the Electoral Commission, and from the external websites listed above.

Contact details

Elections Team

2 High Street, Perth, PH1 5PH
Tel 01738 475004