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  • Notice of Election - Community Council Elections

    Community Councillors are to be elected for each of the 20 Community Council areas within Orkney.  The Community Councils, and number of members required, are as follows:

    17 May 2022

  • Voters decide who will represent them in the Council chamber for the next five years

    Voters decide who will represent them in the Council chamber for the next five years

    Orkney voters have determined who they wish to represent them within Orkney Islands Council for the next five years.

    There will be a number of new faces joining returning councillors to the chamber representing Orkney’s six wards.

    The wards and councillors are:

    06 May 2022

  • Kirkwall East results conclude the OIC election count

    Kirkwall East results conclude the OIC election count

    The final ward results are in for Orkney – with the announcement of the Kirkwall East ward results.

    The four councillors elected for the area are John Ross Scott, Gwenda Shearer, Steven Heddle and David Dawson.

    A total of 1,694  first priority votes were cast in the ward with John Ross Scott taking 476 of these votes, Steven Heddle taking 428, Gwenda Shearer taking 413, and David Dawson taking 285.

    06 May 2022

  • Four councillors named for Kirkwall West and Orphir

    Four councillors named for Kirkwall West and Orphir

    The four councillors to represent Kirkwall West and Orphir have been elected.
     
    They are Leslie Manson, Sandy Cowie, Ivan Taylor and Kristopher Leask.
     
    A total of 1,543 first priority votes were cast in the ward with Leslie Manson taking 320 of these votes, Ivan Taylor taking 252, Sandy Cowie taking 250 and Kristopher Leask taking 211.
     

    06 May 2022

  • West Mainland election results are in

    West Mainland election results are in

    Four councillors have been elected to represent the West Mainland.
     
    They are Owen Tierney, Rachael King, Jean Stevenson and Duncan Tullock.
     
    A total of 1,833 first priority votes were cast in the ward with Owen Tierney taking 554 of these votes, Rachael King taking 477, Jean Stevenson taking 284 and Duncan Tullock taking 237.
     
     

    06 May 2022

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