2017 Dumfries and Galloway Council local election
Stranraer and the Rhins
This election was held on Thursday 4 May 2017.
8 candidates stood in the Stranraer and the Rhins.
Scottish Libertarian Party
Conservative and Unionist Party
Scottish National Party (SNP)
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:
- Fire and public safety
- Social care
- Waste management
- Trading standards
- Rubbish collection
- Council Tax collections
- Planning applications
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- 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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