|Councillor (1 vacancy)|
|In May 2020 Electoral Commission SA conducted an election to fill a vacancy for Councillor for the City of Adelaide – Central Ward. The election was required following the resignation of a member of the Council, Mr Houssam Abiad.|
|The key dates for this supplementary election were:|
|Roll close||5pm, Friday 28 February 2020|
|Opening of nominations||Thursday 26 March 2020|
|Nominations close||12 noon, Thursday 9 April 2020|
|Dispatch of ballot material to electors||Tuesday 21 April 2020 to Monday 27 April 2020|
|Close of voting (Polling Day)||12 noon, Monday 11 May 2020|
|Scrutiny and count||From 9am, Wednesday 13 May 2020|
|Click to view a map of City of Adelaide Central Ward|
|Ballot Paper Draw|
The draw for ballot paper order for the City of Adelaide Central Ward supplementary election was live streamed at 4pm on Thursday 9 April.
A recording of the ballot paper draw is available on ECSA’s YouTube channel.
At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 9 April 2020, a total of 8 nominations were accepted for the supplementary election. The candidates' names in the order they appeared on the ballot paper were:
Profiles of each of these candidates are available by clicking their names above.
|Ballot papers not returned in envelope:||2|
|Voter participation:||2193 (18.76% of the total enrolment)|
|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 preference votes||Percentage|
|Distribution of preferences|
After the distribution of preferences Greg MACKIE obtained 931 votes and was elected under quota.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the City of Adelaide - Central Ward - Scrutiny Report - 13 May 2020 (PDF 136 KB)