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Former Lochaber Area Committee leader, Andrew Baxter, was unsuccessful in his bid to get elected as a Conservative councillor for the Cromarty Firth ward in today’s Scottish council elections, after choosing to not seek re-election for Fort William and Ardnamurchan (Ward 21).
There was a 39.6 percent voter turn-out in the Highland Council ward, with 3,928 votes cast. The four councillors elected were Tamala Collier (SNP), Maxine Morley-Smith (Independent), Pauline Munro (Independent) and Molly Nolan (Lib Dem).