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City of Mitcham - Gault Ward

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

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

Timetable
Roll close 5pm, Friday 31 July 2020
Opening of nominations Thursday 27 August 2020
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 10 September 2020
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 22 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 12 October 2020
Scrutiny and count 1:30pm, Tuesday 13 October 2020
Map
Click to view a map of City of Mitcham Gault Ward
Ballot Paper Draw
The draw for ballot paper order for the City of Mitcham Gault Ward was live streamed at 4pm, Thursday 10 September 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 10 September 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 Gault Oct 12
Count Summary
Enrolled voters: 7668
Envelopes returned: 1961
Envelopes accepted: 1933
Envelopes  rejected: 28
Ballot papers not returned in envelope: 2
Voter participation: 1961 (25.57% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes: 1928
Informal votes: 3
Quota: 965
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 
SCOTT, Janet 260 13.49%
TREWARTHA, Ali 97 5.03%
GRIFFIN, Mark Anthony 262 13.59%
WESTBROOK, Ashley 343 17.79%
CHENEY, Coralie 391  20.28%
WELLS, Joanna 447 23.18%
KING, Jack 128 6.64%
Distribution of preferences
After the distribution of preferences Coralie CHENEY obtained 720 votes and was provisionally elected, under quota.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the Results (130 Kb XLS).
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