Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy for Area Councillor.

Area Councillor (1 vacancies)
In September 2021 Electoral Commission SA conducted a supplementary election to fill the vacancy for district council of Tumby Bay. 

At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 5 August 2021, a total of 5 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 5 pm, Wednesday 30 June 2021
Opening of nominations Thursday 22 July 2021
Nominations close

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

9.30 am, Wednesday 15 September 2021

Daily Returns
Tumby Bay 2021
Count Summary
Enrolled voters: 2009
Envelopes returned: 951
Envelopes accepted: 930
Envelopes  rejected: 21
Ballot papers not returned in envelope: 1
Voter participation: 951 (47.34% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes: 928
Informal votes: 1
Quota: 465
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
KING, Roxanne85 9.16%
EDWARDS, Kym Reginald25 2.69%
ELLIOTT, Julie393  42.35%
STEWART, Geoff203  21.88%
CHURCHETT, Geoff222 23.92%
Distribution of preferences

After the distribution of preferences Julie ELLIOTT obtained quota and was elected.

To view the distribution of votes refer to the results for the  District Council of Tumby Bay - Area Councillor 2021 (XLS 77 KB).