A former police officer and part-time lecturer has been selected as the SNP candidate for the upcoming Torry and Ferryhill by-election in Aberdeen.
A by-election date of the vacant Torry/Ferryhill seat has been agreed by Aberdeen City Council.
Lerwick South residents will be asked to cast their votes again soon after newly-elected MSP Beatrice Wishart resigned as a councillor.
The Liberal Democrats have won the Shetland by-election, holding on to the seat despite the SNP returning a record number of votes in the island constituency.
Shetland voters head to the polls today at the end of a hard fought-election campaign that has seen the SNP bid to unseat the Liberals for the first time.
Voters in Shetland are going to the polls to elect the islands’ new MSP, with Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP hoping to causing an upset by winning the seat from the Liberal Democrats.
Nicola Sturgeon faced criticism when it emerged she made as many trips to Shetland during the by-election as she has done over her five-year term as first minister.
National Labour party bosses will choose a candidate for an important Aberdeen by-election.
Aberdeen City Council have today announced the date for the Bridge of Don by-election, where two seats are to be filled.
Tavish Scott yesterday triggered a by-election in Shetland as he resigned as an MSP to take up a high-profile role with Scottish Rugby.
A community group is staging a by-election to recruit a new member so that it can remain afloat.
The Scottish National Party has won another seat on Highland Council after a recording a success in a by-election.
Nine candidates representing the full political spectrum have put themselves forward for election in Highland Council’s Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh ward.
Residents of the Caol and Mallaig Ward will take to the polling station today to elect the successor to the late Councillor Billy MacLachlan.
The Conservatives in Moray have been bolstered once more after winning a by-election.
SNP candidate Patsy Gowans was upbeat in the face of a second defeat at the polls within months yesterday.
Aberdeenshire Council is facing its third election in Inverurie in just eight months after new MP Colin Clark confirmed he will step down from his local role.
Moray Council has issued a reminder that nominations open today for the forthcoming by-election in the Elgin City North ward.
The SNP's hold on Aberdeenshire Council hangs by a thread after the Tories grabbed a shock victory in two by-elections.
Culloden and Ardersier will learn today who will succeed Labour's John Ford as the ward's latest Highland councillor.
The future of Fort George barracks and a furious stink over a local sewage works expansion have dominated the discussion in the run-up to Thursday's Culloden and Ardersier council by-election.
Two by-elections will be held in November following a turbulent few months for Aberdeenshire Council.
Nine candidates will battle it out next month to become the newest Highland councillor.
The SNP have won their 26th council by-election victory in just eight months - putting them on course for a clean sweep of constituencies at May's Holyrood poll.
Moray's SNP group has accused the council's newest member of "duping" voters by going back on a vow not to join the local authority's ruling administration.
The Liberal Democrats have won a Highland Council by-election for the seat vacated by new SNP MSP Drew Hendry.
The wave of support for the SNP showed no signs of abating yesterday, as the party swept to a double by-election victory in Aberdeen.
The SNP's hopes of seizing control of Moray Council were dashed yesterday at the party was defeated in a key by-election.
The SNP's thumping victories in two Aberdeen by-elections left the city council's Labour-led coalition clinging on to power last night.
Independent Dennis Slater was today confirmed as Moray's newest councilor.
Voters in Aberdeen went to the polls yesterday to elect two new city councillors to represent them up to the general council elections in 2017.
Candidates in a Moray Council by-election have reflected on a hard-fought campaign on the eve of tomorrow's crucial vote.