Area Councillor (1 vacancy)
Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election was held in March 2021 to fill the vacancy for Area Councillor for Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council.
Election summary
Four candidates competed in the election and on Tuesday 2 March 2021 David Willson was declared elected.

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

Roll close 5pm, Monday 30 November 2020
Opening of nominations Thursday 14 January 2021
Nominations close

12 noon, Thursday 28 January 2021

Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 9 February 2021 to Monday 15 February 2021
Close of Voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 1 March 2021
Scrutiny and count

1pm, Tuesday 2 March 2021

Ballot Paper Draw
The draw for ballot paper order for the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council was live streamed on 4pm Thursday 28 January 2021.

A recording of the ballot paper draw is available on YOUTUBE LIVE STREAM RECORDING

At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 28 January 2021, a total of four 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
Clare and Gilbert Valley
Count Summary
Enrolled voters:  6714
Envelopes returned:  2513
Envelopes accepted:  2469
Envelopes  rejected:  44
Ballot papers not returned in envelope:  2
Voter participation: 2513  (37.43% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes:  2460
Informal votes:  7
Quota:  1231
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 
VANDEPEER, Bill 693  28.17%
CUNNINGHAM, Susan 449 18.25%
WILLSON, David Owen 1005 40.85%
PERRY, Owen 313 12.72%
Distribution of preferences
After the distribution of preferences David Willson obtained 1211 votes and was elected, under quota.

To view the distribution of votes refer to the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council Area Councillor - 2 March 2021 (XLS 75 KB)