45 Candidates to battle it out for 26 Council places

A TOTAL OF 45 candidates have put their names forward for election to Moray Council on May 4.

At the close of nominations today the full list was published by the Election Office at Moray Council – however, with most having declared their intentions in advance there were few surprises.

The full list of candidates and the parties they have declared they will represent is:

Speyside Glenlivet
Angus Anderson (SNP)
Louise Laing (SNP)
Derek Ross (Independent)
Walter Wilson (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)

Keith and Cullen
Rob Barsby (Independent)
Theresa Coull (SNP)
Donald Gatt (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
Iain Grieve (SNP)
Ron Shepherd (Independent)

Gordon Cowie (Ind)
Tim Eagle (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
Gordon McDonald (SNP)
Sonya Warren (SNP)

David Bremner (SNP)
Donald Cameron (Scottish Lib Dem)
Kenneth Gillespie (Independent)
Peter Horton (Scottish Lib Dem)
Marc Macrae (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
Shona Morrison (SNP)
Sean Morton
Ian Taylor (Independent)

Heldon & Laich
James Allan (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
John Cowe (Independent)
Ryan Edwards (Independent)
James MacKessack-Leitch (Scottish Greens)
John Mitchell (Scottish Lib Dem)
Amy Patience (SNP)
Dennis Slater (Independent)

Elgin City North
Billy Adams (Independent)
Frank Brown (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
Sandy Cooper
Paula Coy (SNP)
Patsy Gowans (SNP)
Nick Taylor (Scottish Labour)

Elgin City South
John Divers (Scottish Labour)
Graham Leadbitter (SNP)
Sean Malone (Independent)
Ray McLean (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)

George Alexander (Independent)
Lorna Creswell (Independent)
Claire Feaver (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
Jeff Hamilton (Independent)
Aaron McLean (SNP)
Terry Monaghan (Independent)
Fabio Villani (Scottish Greens)