Comhairle By Election

A By Election is to be held for the return of a Councillor for the An Taobh Siar agus Nis ward of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

Nomination forms can be obtained from the Election Office at the Comhairle offices on Sandwick Road, Stornoway on weekdays from 10am to 4pm, by telephoning 01851 822613 or from the Comhairle website at

Completed nomination forms must be delivered to the Election Office by 4pm on Monday 9 February 2015.

If more than one valid nomination is received, an election will be held and voting will take place between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 12 March 2015.

Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, 42 Point Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis by Wednesday 25 February 2015.

For advice on postal or proxy voting, contact the Electoral Registration Officer at the above address or telephone 01851 706262.