A UK Parliamentary General Election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017. Falkirk Council comprises the Falkirk Constituency and part of the Linlithgow and East Falkirk Constituency. One Member of Parliament will be elected to each Constituency.

The Notice of Election for the Falkirk Constituency is hereby published.

Notice of Election - Falkirk

The Notice of Election for the Linlithgow and East Falkirk Constituency is hereby published.

Notice of Election Linlithgow and East Falkirk

The Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll, the Notice of Situation of Polling Places and the Notice of Appointment of Election Agents for the Falkirk constituency are hereby published.

Notice of Election Agents - Falkirk
Notice of Persons Nominated with Subscribers - Falkirk
Notice of Situation of Polling Places - Falkirk

The Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll, the Notice of Situation of Polling Places and the Notice of Appointment of Election Agents for the Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency are hereby published.

Notice of Election Agents - Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Notice of Poll -Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Notice of Situation of Polling Places - Linlithgow and East Falkirk

Further details on the Linlithgow and East Falkirk Constituency are available on West Lothian Council's website.


Who can vote

To vote in this election you must be registered to vote and:

  • be 18 years of age or over on polling day
  • be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen
  • be resident at an address in the UK (or a UK citizen living abroad who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years)
  • not be legally excluded from voting

How to vote

The UK Parliamentary General Election uses the First Past The Post system.

You will receive one ballot paper.

You should mark an 'X' against the one candidate you want to elect to represent your constituency.

When votes are counted, the candidate who receives the most votes is elected as MP for your constituency.