Name: Yvonne Allan
Party: Aberdeen Labour
Job: Full-time councillor.
Previous political experience: 30 years as a councillor and convener of finance, environment, quality and appeals.
Key issue: Not given.
Best quality: Listening to and working with people.
Worst quality: Not very patient.
Name: Christian Allard
Job: Volunteer at Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE)
Previous political experience: Member of the Scottish Parliament for the North East 2013-16
Key issue: Establishing a long-term vision for the future of Torry and Ferryhill at Council.
Best quality: Tenacity
Worst quality: I should find more time for my grandchildren.
Name: Alan Donnelly
Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Age: Not given.
Job: Retired marine engineer now a councillor.
Political experience: Elected to Aberdeen City District Council in 1992. Three times Westminster parliamentary Candidate. Vice-convener of finance committee.
Key issues: Maintaining city centre secondary education, regeneration of Union Terrace Gardens and Union Street and attracting families and tourists to Duthie Park.
Best quality: Listening to people’s concerns and delivering results.
Worst quality: Keeping up with modern IT facilities.
Name: David Fryer
Job: Caretaker for Ferryhill Parish Church.
Previous political experience: Active community campaigner in Aberdeen over the last 20 years, currently secretary of Torry Community Council.
Key issue: Saving and restoring granite heritage, pursuing enforcement action against air and water quality polluters, creating local sustainable jobs, creating a much needed new and mature dialogue between the government, the council and communities.
Best quality: Persistence
Worst quality: Never giving up!
Name: Catriona Mackenzie
Home: City centre
Job: Press Officer
Previous political experience: Casework and press officer in parliamentary office.
Key issue: Community engagement. Various challenges facing the ward including safe transport to Lochside Academy, having enough teachers, housing and changes to buildings in the community.
Best quality: I’m able to problem-solve and see an issue from someone else’s perspective.
Worst quality: An annoying habit of running late, even if I set alarms earlier I still end up a good five to 10 minutes late, so I schedule things earlier than they actually are so I turn up on time.
Name: Gregor McAbery
Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats
Home: City centre
Job: Voluntary worker sitting on various environmental and community boards groups locally and nationally.
Previous political experience: Party campaigner and staff member for ex-North-east MSP Nora Radcliffe.
Key issue: Planning and city environment, you can’t separate these.
Best quality: I enjoy helping people.
Worst quality: I’m not very patient filling in forms.
Name: William Allan McIntosh
Job: Retired district heating maintenance manager.
Previous political experience: Former Labour councillor.
Key issue: Need for homecare to be available for the elderly when required.
Best quality: Listening and working for the good of Aberdeen’s residents.
Worst quality: Patience, I like things done sooner rather than later.
Name: Renee Slater
Party: Scottish Green Party
Job: Former youth worker and adult education worker and currently working part-time with people with learning difficulties.
Previous political experience: I am a member of Torry Community Council, have been involved in local activism for decades and I am an active trade unionist.
Key issue: I believe both Torry and Ferryhill have been short changed on local environment issues regarding the Bay of Nigg development and the proposed incinerator near Tullos Primary
School. I will advocate more community payback from such large scale building project.
Best quality: Not relevant.
Worst quality: Not relevant.
Name: Piotr Teodorowski
Party: Aberdeen Labour
Job: Health link worker
Previous political experience: Aberdeen City Youth Council, Scottish Youth Parliament.
Key issue: Equality
Best quality: Good listener.
Worst quality: Still practising my Doric accent.
Name: Billy Watson
Party: National Front
Previous political experience: I have stood as a candidate for the National Front on several occasions over the last 10 years.
Key issue: I believe we should put our own people first with housing.
Best quality: Loyalty
Worst quality: Thinking some people will change their ways when it’s obvious they can’t.