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Regional List Ballots

This ballot will determine in which order candidates will be placed on the 8 regional list ballots for the Scottish Parliament election taking place on 6 May 2021.

The 8 regions are: Central Scotland, Glasgow, Highlands & Islands, Lothians, Mid Scotland & Fife, North East Scotland, South of Scotland and West of Scotland.

When did nominations open?
Members were invited to submit self-nominations declaring their intention to stand in the regional ballots on 18 November 2020.

When did nominations close?
Self-nominations closed on Monday 7 December 2020.

When will I receive my ballot?
Members will receive a ballot for their particular region. Ballots will be distributed to eligible members from Friday 8 January 2021. Members without emails or those who share an email with another member, will receive a postal ballot.

How will I spot the ballot email?
The email will come from “[email protected]” the subject will be ‘Scottish Labour – Regional List selection’

What if I haven’t received the ballot email?
1. Add ‘[email protected]’ as a safe sender.
2. Check your junk and/or spam folder.
3. Check that you have the right email address registered to your membership.
4. Check that only you are the only person whose membership is registered to that email.
5. If you are still having problems on or after 12 January, please email [email protected] to request a ballot.

Can I post a picture of my ballot paper online?
To ensure the integrity of the ballot and the security of your details, we strongly advise you do not do this. Each ballot contains codes which are unique to you and can only be used once. By putting these online you risk someone else using your vote.

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