Voting guidance (Electoral Commission)

With the local council elections taking place on 3rd May, many of your readers will already be filling in their postal votes or thinking about how they will vote in person at the polling station.

At council elections in Scotland voters number candidates in order of choice rather than using an X. To help voters to cast their vote confidently we sent an information booklet to every household in Scotland. If any of your readers did not receive their booklet they can download it at or call 0800 3 280 280 to order a copy.

Andy O’Neill
Head of Scotland Office,
Electoral Commission,
59-63 George IV Bridge,


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