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Strathaven will go to the polls on Thursday 3rd May, where you can vote in the local authority elections and have your say on who represents Strathaven on South Lanarkshire Council for the next five years.
The candidates standing to represent Strathaven on the council for the Avondale and Stonehouse Ward are as follows – with the four councillors with the highest number of votes to be elected to the council.
Graeme Campbell – Independent
Margaret Cooper – Labour
Isobel Dorman – SNP
Lynn Filshie – Independent
Allan Finnie – Conservative
John Hamilton – Labour
William Holman – SNP
Jim Malloy – Independent
Melvyn Randall – UK Independence Party
Kenny Weir – Independent
Erica Young – Scottish Green Party
Polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm on the day of the election.
The council elections are decided on a ‘first preference’ system meaning that, unlike at General elections, you will be putting numbers against your chosen candidates on the ballot paper in order of preference, rather than the more traditional ‘x’.
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