|Councillor (1 vacancy)|
|Due to the resignation of a second member of the Council, a second supplementary election was held to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Gault Ward.|
|The key dates for this supplementary election were:|
|Roll close||5pm, Friday 31 July 2020|
|Opening of nominations||Thursday 27 August 2020|
|Nominations close||12 noon, Thursday 10 September 2020|
|Dispatch of ballot material to electors||Tuesday 22 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020|
|Close of voting (Polling Day)||12 noon, Monday 12 October 2020|
|Scrutiny and count||1:30pm, Tuesday 13 October 2020|
|Click to view a map of the Gault Ward|
|Ballot Paper Draw|
The draw for ballot paper order for the City of Mitcham Gault Ward was live streamed at 4pm, Thursday 10 September 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 10 September 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:SCOTT, Janet
GRIFFIN, Mark Anthony
|Ballot papers not returned in envelope:||2|
|Voter participation:||1961 (25.57% 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|
|GRIFFIN, Mark Anthony||262||13.59%|
|Distribution of preferences|
After the distribution of preferences Coralie CHENEY obtained 720 votes and was provisionally elected, under quota.
To view the distribution of votes refer to the Mitcham - Gault Ward - Scrutiny Report - 12 Oct 2020 (XLS 90 KB)
|Information in other languages|
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