2021 Midlothian East by-election
Midlothian East by-election
A by-election will take place on Thursday 25 March in Ward 5 – Midlothian East – following the resignation of Councillor Kenneth Baird.
- Notice of Election
- Notice of Poll
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Notice of situation of polling stations
Register to vote
You can register to vote online at the gov.uk website
Postal and proxy votes
Alternatively, you can also register to vote or apply for a postal or proxy vote by contacting the Electoral Registration Office at the Lothian Valuation Joint Board. A proxy vote is when you appoint someone you trust to cast your vote for you either in person or by post. You can contact the Electoral Registration Office at:
- Lothian Valuation Joint Board website
- or phone 0131 344 2500
The registration deadline is Tuesday 9 March and the postal vote deadline is Wednesday10 March.
Candidates and agents
Measures will be in place to keep voters and staff safe at polling stations and the count. We will also be asking local people to follow FACTS guidance.
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