District Council of Coober Pedy - Conduct of polls

ECSA conducted polls on behalf of the District Council of Coober Pedy regarding the continuation of the period of administration, the sale of Council's electricity and water assets, and the setting of municipal rate levels. 

Voting closed at 12 noon, Monday 21 October 2019. The following are final declared results for these polls.

Participation Summary  
Enrolment: 985
Envelopes returned: 350 (35.53% of the total enrolment)
Envelopes rejected: 7
Envelopes accepted: 343
Results  
Question 1: Do you support the Council conducting a poll of electors on every occasion when it proposes to increase municipal rates by more than CPI?
Number in favour: 255 (74.78%)
Number opposed:  86 (25.22%)
Informal:  0 (0%)
Total ballot papers: 341
Ballot paper not returned in envelope: 2 (0.59%)
Question 2: Do you support the Council selling its electricity assets and business to the State Government should it be financially sensible to do so?
Number in favour: 175 (51.17%)
Number opposed:  167 (48.83%)
Informal:  0 (0%)
Total ballot papers: 342
Ballot paper not returned in envelope: 1 (0.29%)
Question 3: Do you support the Council selling its water assets and business to the State Government should it be financially sensible to do so?
Number in favour: 183 (53.35%)
Number opposed: 160 (46.65%)
Informal:  0 (0%)
Total ballot papers: 343
Ballot paper not returned in envelope: 0 (0%)
Question 4: Do you support the term of administration of the Council being continued until the next scheduled general election for the Council in November 2022?
Number in favour: 240 (70.38%)
Number opposed: 100 (29.33%)
Informal:  1 (0.29%)
Total ballot papers: 341
Ballot paper not returned in envelope: 2 (0.59%)

 


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