Martin Dowey was one of 3 new Scottish Conservative Councillors elected to serve Ayr West in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections. He is also elected to be the leader of the Conservative Group in the council. Martin lives in Alloway with his family and has worked as a police officer across Ayrshire. Already, he has publically stood up for the communities within Ayr West on a range of issues.
Martin was the Scottish Conservative and Unionist candidate for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock in the 2019 UK General Election, getting 17,943 votes from across the constituency.