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District Council of Mount Remarkable - Telowie 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 Telowie 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, Thursday 30 April 2020
Opening of nominations Friday 29 May 2020
Nominations close 12 noon, Friday 12 June 2020
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 23 June 2020 to Monday 29 June 2020
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 13 July 2020
Scrutiny and count 9am, Wednesday 15 July 2020
Map
Click to view a map of the Telowie Ward
Ballot Paper Draw
The draw for ballot paper order for the District Council of Mount Remarkable - Telowie Ward was live streamed at 4pm on Thursday 11 June.
A recording of the ballot paper draw is available on ECSA’s YouTube channel.
Candidates
At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Friday 12 June 2020, a total of two 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
Due 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:  964
Envelopes returned:  426
Envelopes accepted:  421
Envelopes  rejected:  5
Ballot papers not returned in envelope:  0
Voter participation: 426 (44.19% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes:  420
Informal votes:  1
Quota:  211
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 
STANTON, Diane 153 36.43%
McCARTHY, Stephen 267 63.57%
Distribution of preferences
As McCARTHY, Stephen obtained a number of first preference votes greater than the quota of 211 he has been declared provisionally elected.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the Scrutiny Report (XLS 68 kB).
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