Cllr Norman A Macdonald has been re-elected as Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. 

At the first meeting of the Comhairle since the elections, Clr Macdonald was proposed by Cllr Uisdean Robertson, and seconded by Cllr Charlie Nicolson. 

The only other candidate was Cllr Alasdair Macleod, who was proposed by Cllr Angus McCormack and seconded by Cllr Donald Crichton. 

Cllr Macdonald received 20 votes, while Cllr Macleod received 11.