|Councillor (1 vacancy)|
|Due to the passing of a member of the Council, a supplementary election was held to fill the vacancy for Councillor for Gum Flat Ward.|
|The key dates for this supplementary election were:|
|Roll close||5pm, Tuesday 30 June 2020|
|Opening of nominations||Thursday 23 July 2020|
|Nominations close||12 noon, Thursday 6 August 2020|
|Dispatch of ballot material to electors||Tuesday 18 August 2020 to Monday 24 August 2020|
|Close of voting (Polling Day)||12 noon, Monday 7 September 2020|
|Scrutiny and count||From 1.30pm, Wednesday 9 September 2020|
|Click to view a map of Yorke Peninsula Council Gum Flat Ward|
|Ballot Paper Draw|
The draw for ballot paper order for the City of Onkaparinga Mid Coast Ward was live streamed at 4pm on Thursday Thursday 6 August 2020.
A recording of the ballot paper draw is available on ECSA’s YouTube channel.
At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 6 August 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.
|Ballot papers not returned in envelope:||0|
|Voter participation:||1204 (47.74% 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|
|CLERKE, Trevor Noel||179||15.12%|
|BROWN, Stephen Keith||63||5.32%|
|HEADON, Alan John||34||2.87%|
|MURDOCK, Michael John||482||40.17%|
|Distribution of preferences|
After the distribution of preferences Michael John MURDOCK obtained quota and was elected.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the Yorke Peninsula - Gum Flat Ward (FINAL) - 9 Sept 2020 (XLS 88 KB)
|Information in other languages|
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