Explanatory Notes

Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004

2004 asp 9

29 July2004

The Act — Section by Section

Part 1 – Local government elections

Section 2 – Single transferable vote

8.This section provides that in each ward where there is a contested election, each voter will have a single transferable vote and, where there are 3 or more candidates, will be able to rank candidates in order of preference, if the voter wishes to do so.