Tories strengthen their hand with Elgin City North by-election victory

THE MORAY COUNCIL Conservative and Independent administration will return after their summer recess in a stronger position following the election of Maria McLean this morning. The wife of Elgin City South Councillor Ray McLean won the Elgin City North by-election by just 67 votes, beating former SNP councillor Patsy Gowans into second place. Scottish Labour … Read more

Postal ballots ready for delivery in Elgin City North

VOTERS IN ELGIN City North who have chosen to cast their votes by post should receive their ballot packs on Saturday. There will be over 1830 postal votes issued on Friday to everyone who successfully applied by Friday, June 23 – representing an increase of 3.2% over those who chose this method at the council … Read more

Four to contest Elgin City North by-election

FOUR CANDIDATES ARE set to contest the Elgin City North by-election on July 13. At the deadline for submissions today it was revealed that Patsy Gowans (SNP) and independent Terry Monaghan will join the two candidates who had already declared for the seat – Maria McLean (Scottish Conservative) and Nick Taylor (Scottish Labour). The by-election … Read more