North Ayrshire Council has announced the candidates for the forthcoming council elections to be held on Thursday 4th May.

The deadline for nominations closed at 4pm on 29th March with 70 candidates confirmed to stand across North Ayrshire’s ten electoral wards.

Following Boundary Commission changes, residents across North Ayrshire will be voting for 33 councillors—three more than previously.

Residents are encouraged to check their poll cards carefully as some polling stations have changed from previous electoral events.

Polling stations will be open from 7am-10pm on Thursday 4 May with the electronic counting of votes taking place the following day.

The last day you can register to vote in these Elections is Monday 17th April, 2017, and if you haven’t done so already, you can do so here. Alternatively, contact the Electoral Registration Officer on 01292 612221.

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