District Council of Streaky Bay - Eyre and Flinders Wards

Due to the resignation of two members of the Council, a supplementary election was held to fill one vacancy in Eyre Ward and one in Flinders Ward.  

Two candidates contested the election, and on Wednesday 14 July 2021 Nick REDDING was declared elected.

Detailed election results and other information about the election can be found below.

Timetable

Event Date
Roll close 5pm, Friday 30 April 2021
Opening of nominations Thursday 27 May 2021
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 10 June 2021
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 22 June 2021 to Monday 28 June 2021
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 12 July 2021
Scrutiny and count 1pm, Wednesday 14 July 2021

Candidates

Eyre Ward

Greg LIMBERT was elected unopposed as the only nominated candidate for the position of Councillor for District Council of Streaky Bay (Eyre Ward). No election will be necessary.

Flinders Ward

At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 10 June 2021, a total of two (2) 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:


Candidate briefing session

An in-person briefing session for intending candidates was held at 10am on Saturday 5 June 2021, Streaky Bay Motel, 33 Alfred Terrace, Streaky Bay. 

For those unable to attend the session, a general pre-recorded briefing for candidates is available on our YouTube page (external link).

Mail out of voting material

Voting material was mailed to electors between Tuesday 22 June 2021 and Monday 28 June 2021. To be accepted, ballot papers had to be completed and returned no later than 12 noon, Monday 12 July 2021. 

A ballot box was located at the Council office, 29 Alfred Tce, Streaky Bay, for electors who wished to personally deliver their completed voting material during office hours.

Daily Returns

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Count summary
Enrolled voters: 783
Envelopes returned: 321
Envelopes accepted: 312
Envelopes  rejected: 9
Ballot papers not returned in envelope: 0
Voter participation: 321 (41.00% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes: 311
Informal votes: 1
Quota: 156
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 
REDDING, Nick 220  70.74%
McKENZIE, Sally 91  29.26%
Distribution of preferences
As Nick REDDING obtained quota he has been declared elected.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the Results  (82 Kb XLS ).


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