Elections and voting
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Recent elections / ballots
Scottish Parliament Election
On Thursday 6 May 2021 voters in Scotland voted for representatives in the Scottish Parliament. Perth and North Perthshire Constituency elected 1 member and Perthshire South and Kinross-shire Constituency elected 1 member. The two constituencies also form part of the Mid Scotland and Fife Region. Please see the results of the vote.
Local Government By-Elections
On 25 March 2021 voters in Ward 9 - Almond and Earn voted for a Local Government Councillor. The results of this by-election are now available.
On 26 November 2021 voters in both Ward 10 - Perth City South and Ward 11 - Perth City North voted for a Local Government Councillor. The results of these by-elections are now available.
Community Council elections
Elections for Community Councils are held every 3 years. The most recent elections in Perth and Kinross took place on 7 November 2019. For more information, visit the Community Council elections and by-elections page of this website.
Polling District and Polling Place Review
Electoral Administration Act 2006 places a duty on each local authority to carry our a review of polling districts and polling places in their area. For more information, visit the webpage.
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 on the Commission's website.
More information about local government and other elections is available from the Electoral Commission, and from the external websites listed above.