Aligned Independent 11, Independent 3, Social Democrat 2, unaligned Independent 1, Democratic Independent 1, unaligned 1. Most of the Grampian peninsula, including Balmoral and the Buchan coast. There is a rainbow anti-SNP coalition administration.
Ellon and District ward has a byelection on 1 October (held by the Scottish National Party). Five Conservatives moved to Aligned Independent between March and June 2020; Alastair Bews (North Kincardine) and Leigh Wilson (Mearns) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent, to Social Democratic, in May-June 2020. Colin Pike (North Kincardine) moved from Conservative to unaligned Independent in March 2020.
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