Highland Council Election, 74 Councillors To Be Elected On Thursday 5 May 2022
14th March 2022
The Notice of Election for the Highland Council has been published today, Monday 14 March 2022.
The Highland Council election, which takes place every 5 years, is now seeking candidates to come forward with their nomination to stand.
As published in the notice of election, a total of 74 Councillors are to be elected for the 21 electoral wards situated in the Highland Council area, ranging from three or four members in each ward as indicated below.
Name of Ward
Number of Councillors to be elected
North, West and Central Sutherland
Thurso and Northwest Caithness
Wick and East Caithness
East Sutherland and Edderton
Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh
Tain and Easter Ross
Dingwall and Seaforth
Eilean a' Cheò
Caol and Mallaig
Aird and Loch Ness
Culloden and Ardersier
Nairn and Cawdor
Badenoch and Strathspey
Fort William and Ardnamurchan
Anyone wishing to stand, can download the nomination forms from the Council's website www.highland.gov.uk/SLG22Election
Completed nomination papers must be hand delivered between 10am on Tuesday 15 March 2022 and no later than 4.00 pm on Wednesday 30 March 2022 to the appropriate Local Depute Returning Officer as detailed in the notice of election -
The election is scheduled is to be held on Thursday 5 May 2022 and all relevant information can be found on the Council's website, this includes key statutory dates and arrangements for voting.