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2017 Argyll and Bute Council local election

Kintyre and the Islands ward

This election was held on Thursday 4 May 2017.

6 candidates stood in the Kintyre and the Islands ward.

On 4 May 2017 you will elect your local authority councillor(s) in a single transferable vote election. Your local authority is responsible for all services delivered at a local level, including:

  • Education
  • Transport
  • Planning
  • Fire and public safety
  • Social care
  • Libraries
  • Waste management
  • Trading standards
  • Rubbish collection
  • Recycling
  • Council Tax collections
  • Housing
  • Planning applications

Read more about local government in Scotland.

To vote at Scottish council elections you must be:

  • 16 years of age or over on polling day
  • a British citizen or Irish citizen, or
  • a citizen of another European country, or
  • a Commonwealth citizen who has leave to remain in the UK or who does not require leave to remain in the UK

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