Six Candidates For Southfields By-Election

To fill the vacancy created by Cllr Allan's resignation

Six candidates have been nominated to contest the Southfields ward by-election on Thursday, March 29 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Cllr Lucy Allan.

Abid Choudry has been nominated as an Independent candidate, Kim Caddy for the Conservative Party, Josh Kaile for the Labour Party, Bruce Mackenzie for the Green Party, Strachan McDonald for the UK Independence Party and John Munro for the Liberal Democrats.

Poll cards for the by-election were delivered to all eligible voters between Friday, February 24 and Sunday, February 26.

Who is qualified to vote?

If you live in the Southfields ward and intend to vote in this by-election there is still time to make sure your name is on the electoral register.

People born in this country, along with citizens of qualifying Commonwealth countries, plus those from the European Union and British overseas territories are all eligible to vote.

To cast your ballot, you must ensure you are registered to vote by midnight on Wednesday, March 14. There is also a 5pm deadline that day for receipt of completed application forms for people wanting to request a postal vote.


March 6th, 2012