Orkney Islands Council is responsible for the administration of the following elections:
Elections dates are set by the Scottish and UK Government. Major Elections planned in the next few years will include:
For more information on elections you can email the election office or call 01856 873535.
In order to vote in elections in Scotland you must be 'registered' to vote.
You can check that you are registered as an elector, find out more about ways to vote during elections (such as by post or by appointing a proxy to vote on your behalf), or get further advice by contacting the local Electoral Registration Office in Kirkwall:
Contact the Orkney Electoral Registration Office by email or by calling 01856 876222.