Five candidates will vie for the council seat vacated by former council leader Drew Hendry.
Candidates in an upcoming Moray by-election are preparing to hit the campaign trail this week before voters go to the polls next month.
Prospective Moray councillors have until this afternoon to put themselves forward for the upcoming by-election.
The deadline is looming for candidates wishing to stand in an upcoming Moray Council by-election.
A bid by an SNP councillor to have a council meeting rearranged to avoid clashing with a by-election has been rejected.
Moray's SNP group has confirmed plans to boost its numbers by contesting an upcoming council by-election, the results of which could radically alter the power balance of the local authority.
The SNP surge showed no signs of abating yesterday as the party scored a crushing double-victory in council by-elections in Aberdeen.
A Highland Council by-election will be held on October 8 to replace former leader Drew Hendry who has resigned following his successful bid to become the Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey MP.
The Conservatives have selected their candidates for two upcoming city council by-elections in Aberdeen.
A third by-election has been announced for a council ward in Aberdeen.
There were screams of delight and tears of joy among Nationalist colleagues as Highland Council leader Drew Hendry completed a hat-trick for the party early on Friday morning.
Five candidates will contest a by-election for a vacant seat on Highland Council - on the day of the General Election.
Great British Bake Off star Norman Calder's bid to represent his hometown as a member of Moray Council may have ended in defeat, but his ambition to lead the community is far from over.
The SNP are poised to make a bid to seize control of Moray Council after storming to victory in the Buckie by-election.
Two candidates have put their names forward for the vacant seat on Western Isles Council.
A Highland councillor has resigned from his position, forcing a possible by-election on the same day as the General Election.
Ballot papers have started dropping onto doormats for postal voters for next week's by-election in Moray.
Residents in the north-east constituency of Troup will today vote to elect a new councillor following the death of John Duncan.
Seven people are in the running for a vacant Aberdeenshire Council seat in the Troup ward.
Candidates wishing to contest next month's Orkney Islands Council by-election can register their interest from tomorrow.
A by-election is being held next month to replace an Orkney councillor who stood down to concentrate on his business and spend more time with his family.
North-east politicians are preparing for another election campaign after the date for the Troup ward by-election was announced yesterday.
A former Orkney councillor has apologised for sparking a by-election and has offered to pay a contribution towards the cost.
Prime Minister David Cameron was facing a severely destabilising by-election last night after a Tory MP sent shockwaves through Westminster by defecting to UKIP.
A Scottish Labour candidate has won a seat on Argyll and Bute Council after an Oban by-election.