Councillor (1 vacancy)

Due to the passing of a member of the Council, a supplementary election was necessary to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Outer Harbor Ward.


Roll close 5pm, Friday 30 July 2021
Opening of nominations Thursday 26 August 2021
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 9 September 2021
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 28 September 2021 to Monday 4 October 2021
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 18 October 2021
Scrutiny and count 9am Tuesday 19 October 2021


At the close of nominations at 12 noon, Thursday 9 September 2021, a total of 6 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

PAE Outer 18.10.21

Count Summary

Enrolled voters 10249
Envelopes returned 2621
Envelopes accepted


Envelopes rejected 63
Ballot papers not returned in envelope 1
Voter participation 2621 (25.57% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes


Informal votes 6
Quota 1276

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.

CandidateFirst preference votesPercentage
WOTTON, Adrian884 34.65%
LE RAYE, John188 7.37%
MOFFATT, Steven Daryl723 28.34%
MERCIERRE, Robyn504 19.76%
ANDERSON, Scott136 5.33%
COOKE, Peter116 4.55%

Distribution of preferences

After the distribution of preferences Adrian WOTTON obtained 1226 votes and was elected under quota.

To view the distribution of votes refer to the City of Port Adelaide Enfield - 1 Councillor - 19 Oct 2021 (285 KB)