Notice of Poll for Liberton and Gilmerton by-election, 9 September 2010

Voters in the Liberton and Gilmerton ward in Edinburgh have until 25 August to register to vote or apply for a postal vote for the by-election.

  • Mev Brown, Independent
  • Bill Cook, Scottish Labour Party Candidate
  • Colin Fox, Scottish Socialist Party
  • Philip Hunt, Pirate Party Scotland
  • John Christopher Knox, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Richard Lewis, Scottish National Party (SNP)
  • Peter McColl, Scottish Green Party
  • Stephanie Murray, Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Voters in the Liberton and Gilmerton ward in Edinburgh have until 25 August to register to vote or apply for a postal vote for the by-election. The vacancy has been created by the resignation of Cllr Ian Murray who was elected to the UK Parliament in May.

To register to vote or apply for a postal vote people should contact The Electoral Registration Office on 0131 344 2500 or by visiting www.lothian-vjb.gov.uk.

The election will use the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system where voters rank candidates in order of preference rather than using a cross. Voters can give as many or as few preferences as they like.

The results of the by-election will be announced after the votes are counted on 10th September.

 

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