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Elections and voting

Council elections 2012

Links and information about the 2012 council elections.

Full Council Election Results for 2012

On Thursday 3 May 2012, an election was held to elect 20 councillors to serve on the Council

The names of the wards and the number of councillors in each ward are:

Ward names and councillor numbers Wards and councillor count
Name of WardNumber of councillors
Neilston, Uplawmoor and Newton Mearns North4
Barrhead4
Giffnock and Thornliebank3
Netherlee, Stamperland and Williamwood 3
Newton Mearns South3
Ward 6 - Busby, Clarkston and Eaglesham3

There is no overall political control of the Council and it is formed by a coalition, comprising 8 Labour, 4 SNP and 1 Independent:

Notice of Poll

Full details of the candidates standing for election in each of the Council's 6 wards can be obtained from:

Notice of Appointment of Election Agents

Full details of all the election agents appointed by the candidates standing for election in each of the Council's 6 wards can be obtained from:

Electoral Commission Guidance

The Electoral Commission has produced information and guidance on the forthcoming elections for candidates and agents. This can be obtained from the Commission's website:

Frequently Asked Questions 

Answers to many of the frequently asked questions about the local elections can be found in:


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