Mid Galloway and Wigtown West By-Election Result

January 24, 2020 Ballot Box Scotland 0

For the very first Scottish election of the decade, we were down in Dumfries and Galloway. The stonking Conservative figure means this is the first single-seat by-election since Ballot Box Scotland launched two years ago where the winner did so on first preferences.

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Shetland Council By-Election Results

November 10, 2019 Ballot Box Scotland 0

Everyone may be focused on the Westminster General Election right now, but local democracy stops for nothing. For people desperate to foolishly attempt to read national runes from local by-elections, Shetland Islands Council’s Independent tendencies are going to leave you pretty disappointed.

Keith and Cullen (Moray) By-Election, 21/11/19

October 22, 2019 Ballot Box Scotland 0

The next in our sudden spate of by-elections is up in Moray, where Independent Councillor for the Keith and Cullen Ward Ron Shepherd has announced his resignation. Shepherd has served a solid two decades on the council, having originally been elected in 1999.