Information about the patterns of preferences marked on the ballot papers for Clackmannanshire.
There are 5 Wards in Clackmannanshire:
Ward maps are available to view or download through the Local Boundary Commission's website.
Information on Polling districts and polling place maps is also available to view.
The last Local Government were held on Thursday, 3 May 2012.
The method of voting in the Local Government Elections is a form of proportional representation known as Single Transferable Vote (STV). With the introduction of STV, larger multi-member wards have been created which will be served by several Councillors, each Ward electing either 3 or 4 Councillors for a normal term of 4 years (5 years for this current term).
During 2004, there were three by-elections: on 19th August there were two (Ward 1 - Menstrie, and Ward 4- Tillicoultry West) and then on Thursday 2nd December there was a further by-election in Ward 8 (Clackmannan).
Standing for Election:
Although there are some exceptions, anyone who meets the following criteria may stand for election:
Results from the Clackmannanshire Council Elections and all other elections can be viewed by visiting the Election Results area of this site.
Depute Returning Officer, Democracy Team
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 450000