Other Elections 2021

Community Council By-Elections

Notice of Uncontested By-Elections – published on 9 September 2021, sets out the number of Community Councillors elected in each area, and the number of vacancies still remaining.

Notice of Poll - Fetlar – ballot papers will be issued for an election of a Community Councillor for Fetlar Communicty Council.  

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The by-election timetable for 2021 is as follows:


Notice of By-Election
Friday 13 August 2021


Closing Date for Nominations
Thursday 9 September 2021


Notice of Poll/Notice of Uncontested By-Election
Friday 10 September 2021


Issue of Postal Ballot Papers
From Friday 24 September 2021


Closing date for return of ballot papers*
Thursday 21 October 2021*


Verification and Count of ballot papers
Friday 22 October 2021

*election day – uncontested nominees will be declared elected from 11 a.m. on 21 October 2021