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Elections and voting

Information and advice on elections.

  • Review of UK Parliament constituencies

    The Boundary Commission for Scotland has started a third consultation as part of their review of UK Parliament constituencies. The initial proposals have been revised in response to previous feedback and you now have another chance to scrutinise the proposals and provide comments.

  • Register to vote

    You need to be registered to vote in UK elections and referendums. Everyone who is registered to vote is listed on the electoral register.

  • Register of electors

    The Electoral Registration Officer keeps an electoral register and an open register (or the edited register) using information provided by the public when they register to vote.

  • MSPs, MPs and MEPs

    The elected politicians who represent you at a national and European level.

  • Election results

    There are five types of elections you can vote in and we administer all of these for Dumfries and Galloway.

  • How to vote

    You can vote in an election by going to your nominated polling place, requesting a postal post or nominating a proxy.

  • Election expenses

    The election expenses from the candidates in various elections are available to the public for inspection.

Page last updated: 19/10/17