The Council elections were held on 3 May 2012 using the Single Transferable Vote. The vote count took place on 4 May.
Political make up of the council 2012
There are 34 councillors making up Scottish Borders Council. The number of councillors elected for each party on 3 May 2012 was as follows:
|Political party||Number of seats|
|Scottish National Party (SNP)||9|
|The Borders Party||2|
It was announced that Scottish Borders Council will be run by an Independent, Scottish National Party (SNP) and Liberal Democrat Administration following the local election.