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PICTURES: Moray voters head to polls


By Jonny Clark

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A voter heads into New Elgin and Ashgrove Hall. Picture: Beth Taylor
A voter heads into New Elgin and Ashgrove Hall. Picture: Beth Taylor

VOTERS in Moray have been heading to the polls as local residents vote in two brand-new constituencies.

Polling stations opened at 7am and will close at 10pm, with voters in Moray selecting new MPs.

Moray Sports Centre, Elgin. Picture: Beth Taylor
Moray Sports Centre, Elgin. Picture: Beth Taylor
The Grant Hall, Rothes. Picture: Beth Taylor
The Grant Hall, Rothes. Picture: Beth Taylor

The two constituencies are Moray West, Nairn and Strathspey (which includes Elgin, Forres, Lossiemouth and Aberlour) and Aberdeenshire North and Moray East (Fochabers, Keith, Buckie).

Ballots for Moray West, Nairn and Strathspey will be counted at Elgin Town Hall, with a declaration expected at 4am.

Aberdeenshire North and Moray East votes will be tallied at the P+J Live in Aberdeen, with a declaration anticipated to arrive at 4.45am.

A voter running into New Elgin and Ashgrove Hall. Picture: Beth Taylor
A voter running into New Elgin and Ashgrove Hall. Picture: Beth Taylor
Fogwatt Hall. Picture: Beth Taylor
Fogwatt Hall. Picture: Beth Taylor

The Northern Scot will have teams working through the night in Elgin and Aberdeen to keep readers up-to-date with both counts.


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