Livingston South By-Election

Information about the forthcoming by-election

The Returning Officer has carried out a risk assessment as called for by guidance from the Electoral Management Board. Based on current circumstances the by election remains scheduled for Thursday 11 March 2021. The Board, the Electoral Commission and the Ministers have been advised accordingly. The assessment of risk in relation to the coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing process and the position will be kept under review.

Icon for pdf The Notice of Election for the Livingston South By-Election is here [29.99KB]

Icon for pdf The Notice of Poll for the Livingston South By-Election has been published [91.05KB]

Icon for pdf The Notice of Appointment of Election Agents for the Livingston South By-Election has been published [91.51KB]

Icon for pdf The Notice of Situation of Polling Places and Stations for the Livingston South By-Election has been published [94.25KB]

We will continue to keep you updated in relation to any significant developments. If you have any queries please email the Election Team

The deadline for registering to vote in the by-election is 23 February.  You can register to vote online.

The deadline for applying for a postal vote is 5pm on 24 February.  Contact the Electoral Registration Officer for more information.

FAQ on the By-Election 

Can the by-election still take place under lockdown restrictions?

What if the by-election is postponed?

Are extra measures being put in place?

Who can vote in the By-Election?

How do I register?

Can I still cast my vote if I can't attend in person?  

How do I register for a postal vote?

How do I register for a proxy vote?

Why can't the election be postal votes only?

Where are the polling stations?  

What time is the poll open?

When will the declaration (result) be announced?

Where can I view the candidates?

Will candidates be campaigning?