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Candidates confirmed for Dalry and West Kilbride By-Election
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Candidates confirmed for Dalry and West Kilbride By-Election

Posted on 9 Jul 2021

The candidates have been confirmed for the Dalry and West Kilbride By-Election, to be held on Thursday, August 12. 

A North Ayrshire Council seat has become vacant following the recent resignation of Councillor Joy Brahim.

Following the 4pm deadline today (Friday, July 9) to submit nominations, the candidates have now been confirmed. They are:

  • Robyn Graham - Scottish National Party (SNP)
  • Ruby Kirkwood - Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • James McDaid - Socialist Labour Party
  • Valerie Reid - Scottish Labour Party
  • Ronnie Stalker - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
  • John Willis - Independent

Voting gets under way at 7am on August 12 and polling places will remain open until 10pm.

The count, which is carried out electronically for local elections, will be held the following day, Friday, August 13.

Those wishing to find out more about registering to vote – including obtaining a postal vote – can find out more information by contacting the Electoral Registration Office at

Residents have until midnight on Monday, July 26, to register in time to vote in the by-election. The deadline for postal applications is 5pm on Tuesday, July 27.

Further details on the by-election can be found at

The Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll can be found here