The 2012 election for two Directors of Stòras Uibhist, the largest community landowner in Scotland, closed today, Thursday June 21st.
Four candidates stood for election: Sarah MacEachean, Ronnie MacKinnon, Calum MacMillan and Mary Schmoller.
A turnout of just over 68% of Members voted in the postal ballot organised by Electoral Reform Services, an increase of 10% on the previous year.
Sarah MacEachean was re-elected with 291 votes and Mary Schmoller was elected to the Board for the first time, with 266 votes.
Their term runs from June 28th at the close of the 2012 AGM until they will be required to stand down in 2015 as part of the rolling process which sees all the elected Directors stand down over any three year period.
The full results of the election were:
Number of eligible voters: 817
Total number of votes cast: 559
Number of votes found to be invalid: 2
Total number of valid votes to be counted: 557
MacEACHEN, Sarah Margaret Anne: 291 Elected
SCHMOLLER, Mary Theresa: 266 Elected
MacKINNON, Ronald J: 238
MacMILLAN, Calum: 236