Selkirkshire by-election 2018
Following the resignation of Michelle Ballantyne a by-election was held on Thursday 22 February 2018 for Selkirkshire. The count was held on Friday 23 February 2018.
The final turnout for the count, including postal votes was 45.1%.
Caroline Penman was elected as the new Councillor for Selkirkshire at stage seven.
The nominated candidates
- Trevor Adams - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
- Jack Clark - Scottish Liberal Democrats
- Kenneth Gunn - Independent
- Barbra - Scottish Green Party
- John Mitchell - Scottish National Party (SNP)
- Caroline Penman - Independent
- Scott Redpath - Scottish Labout Party
There were 3496 valid ballots and 40 rejected ballot papers.