Information for candidates
Standing as a Candidate at the Scottish Parliament Elections
Useful information for prospective candidates is available on the Electoral Commission's website.
Information on electoral registration is available on the Ayrshire Valuation Joint Board website.
2021 SP-Nomination-pack-constituency (Word doc) [196KB] (The pack contains candidates checklist, nomination form, consent to nomination, certificate of authorisation, request for a party emblem, notification of election agent and notification of sub agent).
2021 SP-Withdrawal-form-constituency (Word doc) [32KB]
2021 SP-EC Supporting candidates and agents - May 2021 Polls (Word doc) [85KB]
2021 SP-Fly Posting 2021 (Word doc) [39KB]
2021 SP - Nomination Information (Word doc) [13KB]
Scottish Parliamentary Pre Election Guidance (PDF) [282KB]
AVJB Application for a Register - Constituency (Word doc) [79KB]
AVJB Application for a Register - Region (Word doc) [79KB]
Code of conduct for campaigners (PDF) [95KB]
Candidates and Agents Briefing 25 March (PDF) [120KB]
Arrangements at Poll (PDF) [54KB]
Requirement of Secrecy (PDF) [16KB]
Postal Vote Opening Sessions Candidate Information (PDF) [232KB]
Count attendance guidance (PDF) [181KB]