Date set for council by-election

A by-election for the Govan ward of Glasgow City Council will take place on Thursday, 10 October, 2013.

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It is being held following the death of Councillor Allison Hunter.

The by-election will be run on the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system.

The closing date for the acceptance of nominations is 9 September, at 4pm.

At the 2012 Council Election, the following people were elected in the Govan ward:

Councillor James Adams, Scottish Labour

Councillor Allison Hunter, Scottish National Party

Councillor Stephen Dornan, Glasgow First

Bailie Fariha Thomas, Scottish Labour

More information on elections and voting is available here Elections and Voting