Community Council elections 2019 | Information for voters

Contested election – if the number of nominees is more than the maximum number of permitted members then a poll is required. Where an election is contested it will be conducted by secret ballot of local electors, organised by the Returning Officer in accordance with the Scottish Local Election Rules but subject to modification. Voting in a contested election will be a combination of e-voting and postal voting. Polling day would be 31 October 2019.

Make sure you are on the register of electors by contacting Lothian Valuation Joint Board.




If you have any questions about the election process please do not hesitate to contact us, or the City of Edinburgh Council ( or, or by telephone on 0131 469 3870.