Local Council Elections - 5 May 2022

The results for the election to Shetland Islands Council that took place on Thursday 05 May 2022 are as follows: 

(Results files with a breakdown of the Votes per Stage are available to download here)

The following candidates are declared elected - 

North Isles (Uncontested)

  • Duncan ANDERSON (IND)
  • Ryan THOMSON

Shetland North (Uncontested)

  • Emma Louise MACDONALD (IND)
  • Andrea MANSON (IND)
  • Tom MORTON (LAB)

Shetland West  (Turnout 56.5%, Electorate 1,364, Ballot papers received 771)

  • Liz BOXWELL (IND) - Elected at stage 1
  • John LEASK (IND) - Elected at stage 8

Shetland Central (Turnout 44.9%, Electorate 3,168, Ballot papers received 1,422)

  • Catherine HUGHSON (IND) - Elected at stage 2
  • Moraig LYALL - Elected at stage 1
  • Davie SANDISON (IND) - Elected at stage 1
  • Ian SCOTT - Elected at stage 2

Shetland South (Turnout 55.4%, Electorate 3,348, Ballot papers received 1,856)

  • Alex ARMITAGE (SCOTTISH GREENS) - Elected at stage 4
  • Allison DUNCAN (IND) - Elected at stage 1
  • Robbie MCGREGOR (SNP) - Elected at stage 4
  • Bryan PETERSON (IND) - Elected at stage 1

Lerwick North and Bressay (Turnout 39.0%, Electorate 2,410, Ballot papers received 941)

  • Stephen LEASK (IND) - Elected at stage 1
  • Gary ROBINSON (IND) - Elected at stage 1
  • Arwed WENGER (IND) - Elected at stage 5

Lerwick South (Turnout 44.8%, Electorate 3,036, Ballot papers 1,361)

  • John FRASER (IND) - Elected at stage 3
  • Dennis LEASK (IND) - Elected at stage 1
  • Neil PEARSON (IND) - Elected at stage 6
  • Cecil SMITH (IND) - Elected at stage 3

(Updated: 4.00pm, Fri 06 May 2022)