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2022 Scottish Local Council Elections

The Scottish Local Government Elections (council election) is due to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022.

You can vote in this election if you are registered to vote in Scotland and will be aged 16 or over on Thursday 5 May 2022. You must also be either:

  • a British or Irish citizen, or
  • a Commonwealth, European Union citizen or any other foreign national who has permission to enter or remain in the UK, or who does not need such permission

Follow this link to do an eligibility to register check:

The deadline to register to vote for this election is Monday 18 April 2022.  Click here if you need to register to vote.

BSL users can contact us via an online BSL/English interpreter 
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Voting methods:

In Person: If you are registered to vote you will automatically vote in person at the polling place on the day of the election unless you have applied to vote by post or proxy.

Polling Stations will be open and following all public health advice with appropriate hygiene and physical distancing measures in place.


The deadlines to apply for a proxy or postal have now passed however if you found out after 5pm Tuesday 26 April that you are unable to attend the polling station you can apply for an emergency proxy for one of the following reasons:

Applications can be made until 5pm on the day of the election, Thursday 5 May 2022.

You can email your application to or contact our office on 0141 287 4444 to make alternative arrangements.

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