Five line up to fight the Moray seat at Westminster

NOMINATIONS HAVE CLOSED for candidates contesting the Moray seat in the General Election on June 8 – with five candidates vying for a seat at Westminster.

When nominations closed at 4pm today the Elections Officer had received correct nomination papers for Anne Glen, and Independent candidate, Jo Kirkby who is the Scottish Labour Candidate, Alex Linklater for the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Angus Robertson for the SNP and Douglas Ross for the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.

In total 85 polling stations will be open throughout Moray on June 8, with the count taking place at the Elgin Town Hall immediately after the polls close at 10pm on that day.

Voters are reminded that they have until May 23 to register – although those already registered to vote need not apply. The deadline for applications for postal votes will be 5pm on Tuesday, May 23.

The Elections Officer is also reminded people that, unlike in the local government elections last week, 16 and 17-year-olds are not eligible to vote in this election.

As in the Council elections, insideMoray is available for all candidates to address our readers – submissions should be made to including an image if available. Submissions should be not less than 300 words or more than 1000 words.

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