|Area Councillor (2 vacancies)|
|In September 2021 Electoral Commission SA conducted a supplementary election to fill two vacancies for Area Councillor for The Flinders Ranges Council. The election was required following the resignation of a member of the Council and existing vacancy.|
At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 5 August 2021, a total of 3 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.
|Roll close||5pm, Wednesday 30 June 2021|
|Opening of nominations||Thursday, 22 July 2021|
12 noon, Thursday 5 August 2021
|Dispatch of ballot material to electors||Tuesday 24 August 2021 to Monday 30 August 2021|
|Close of Voting (Polling Day)||12 noon, Monday 13 September 2021|
|Scrutiny and count||
1pm, Wednesday 15 September 2021
|Ballot Paper Draw|
The draw for ballot paper order for The Flinders Ranges Council was live streamed from 4pm, Thursday 5 August 2021.
A recording of the ballot paper draw is available on YOUTUBE LIVE STREAM RECORDING
|Ballot papers not returned in envelope||0|
|Voter participation||474 (40.44% 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|
|PARKINSON, Ashley J||143||31.22%|
|Distribution of preferences|
After the distribution of preferences Ian CARPENTER and Ashley J PARKINSON obtained quota and were elected.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the Flinders Ranges - 2 Area Councillors (FINAL) -15 Sept 2021 (XLS 69 KB)