Postal votes for the Crofting Commission elections have to be returned by 4pm on
Two candidates are running for the one place in the Western Isles area.
Alasdair MacEachen of Balivanich, Benbecula, and Iain Maciver, of Laxay, Lewis, have
thrown their hats into the ring.
Elections are also being held in the East Highlands, South West Highlands and West
As only one nomination was received for Caithness & Orkney and in the Shetland constituencies
each candidate is automatically elected and no election will take place.
The count takes place in Stornoway Town Hall on Friday.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is administering the election process.
Election Office spokesperson, Mairi Sine Macdonald, said: “I would urge postal voters
to ensure that they post their completed ballot paper in the reply paid envelope
provided in sufficient time to ensure that it is returned by the deadline.”