CLP and Young Members Section

When did nominations open?

Following the meeting of the Scottish Executive Committee held on 13 November 2021 nominations were sought for the following SEC sections:

CLP Section

An invitation was sent to CLP Secretaries inviting them to nominate up to two members from any CLP within their regional grouping, at least one of whom must be a woman.  Validly nominated candidates had to receive at least two nominations from CLPs within their regional grouping to proceed to ballot.  The closing date for nominations was 12noon, Monday 20 December 2021.

Regional Groups:

Central Scotland / Glasgow – 2 members to elect

Lothian / South of Scotland – 2 members to elect

Highland & Islands / North East Scotland – 2 members to elect

Mid Scotland & Fife / West of Scotland – 2 members to elect

Young Member’s section
– 2 members to elect

Members aged 26 and under were invited to self-nominate for the two positions available, one of which is reserved for a woman.  Validly nominated candidates had to provide 15 supporting nominations from members who were also 26 years old and under. The closing date for nominations was 12noon, Monday 20 December 2021.

When will I receive my ballot?

Ballots along with Candidate Statements will be distributed to eligible members from Friday 28 January 2022. Members without emails will receive a postal ballot.

Who is eligible to vote?

Members and Supporters who joined on or before 13 May 2021 are eligible to participate, provided your membership was fully paid-up by 5pm on Friday 20 January 2022.

How will I spot the ballot email?

The email will come from Scottish Labour Party ([email protected]) the subject will be ‘Scottish Labour – SEC Election

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.  You can check which email address is registered to your membership at
  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 3 February, 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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