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City of Mitcham - Gault Ward

Councillor (1 vacancy)
Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election was held to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Gault Ward.

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Timetable
Map
Ballot paper draw
Candidates
Daily Returns
Count Summary
First preference votes
Distribution of preferences

Timetable
Roll close 5pm, Friday 29 May 2020
Opening of nominations Thursday 25 June 2020
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 9 July 2020
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 21 July 2020 to Monday 27 July 2020
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 10 August 2020
Scrutiny and count 9am, Wednesday 12 August 2020
Map
Click to view a map of the Gault Ward
Ballot Paper Draw
The draw for ballot paper order for the City of Mitcham - Gault Ward was live streamed at 4pm, Thursday 9 July 2020
A recording of the ballot paper draw is available on ECSA’s YouTube channel.
Candidates
At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 9 July 2020, a total of seven nominations were received and accepted for the supplementary election. In accordance with the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999, a draw was held after the close of nominations to determine the order in which names of candidates would appear on the ballot paper and the result of the draw was as follows: 
 Profiles of each of these candidates are available by clicking their names above.
Daily Returns
Mitcham GaultDue to the COVID-19 pandemic ECSA have implemented several measures to minimise risk to staff. As a result, there will be a short delay with publication of returned ballot material statistics. Statistics will be publicised approximately 1 day after they are received by ECSA.
Count Summary
Enrolled voters:  7655
Envelopes returned:  1814
Envelopes accepted:  1797
Envelopes  rejected:  17
Ballot papers not returned in envelope:  0
Voter participation: 1814 (23.7% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes:  1796
Informal votes:  1
Quota:  899
First preference votes
Below are the first preference votes received by the candidates in the order they appeared on the ballot paper. Percentages have been rounded to two decimal places.
Candidate First pref. votes Percentage 
CHENEY, Coralie  282  15.70%
MOSS, Rod  358  19.93%
WESTBROOK, Ashley  311  17.32%
KOURAKIS, Zanis Peter  140  7.80%
SCOTT, Janet  215  11.97%
GRIFFIN, Mark Anthony 172   9.58%
WELLS, Joanna  318  17.71%
Distribution of preferences
After the distribution of preferences Rod Moss obtained 638 votes and was elected.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the Scrutiny Report (XLS 100 kB).
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