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Council elections 2012

Links and information about the 2012 council elections.

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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:

Name of WardNumber of councillors
Neilston, Uplawmoor and Newton Mearns North4
Barrhead4
Giffnock and Thornliebank3
Netherlee, Stamperland and Williamwood 3
Newton Mearns South3
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 the Notice of Poll which is located in the Related documents section.

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 the Notice of Appointment of Election Agents which is located in the Related documents section.

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 the Election FAQs document in the Related documents section.