2018 in Review: Council By-Elections

December 16, 2018 Ballot Box Scotland 0

A year is a long time in politics, and 2018 has felt longer than many as Brexit rumbled on, and on, and on… and on. But local politics doesn’t stop for big national or international issues, and this was a reasonably busy year for council by-elections.

By-Election Results December 2018

December 14, 2018 Ballot Box Scotland 0

We finished up 2018 with two by-elections at opposite ends of the country – one in the Highlands and one in Dumfries & Galloway. Both of these are large, rural wards but with quite different political histories.