Declaring The Election
Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 under the Local Government Act 1993

Reg. 356 (7)

The following declaration was delivered by Allan Wilcox, Returning Officer, on 15 September 2016.

Declaration of the Poll - Kempsey Shire Council

Ladies and Gentlemen,

My name is Allan Wilcox and I am the Returning Officer for the Kempsey Shire Council elections.

It is my duty this afternoon to declare the poll for the Election of Mayor and Councillors.

On 1/8/16 Nominations opened for these Elections.

As at the close of Nominations at 12 noon on 10/8/16 the following candidates had nominated.

Mayor

Liz Campbell
Dean Saul

Councillor

Juacynta Hand
Anthony Patterson
Dean Saul
Margaret Morgan
Leo Hauville
Mark Baxter
Sue McGinn
Bruce Morris
Ashley Williams
Elliott Latimore
Liz Campbell
Steve Rowe
Alexandra Wyatt
Rob Wood
Anna Shields
Peter Chapman

The Election was held on 10/9/16 and results for Mayor are:

Candidate Result
Liz Campbell 10,313
Dean Saul 5,628

Accordingly I declare Liz Campbell duly elected as Mayor for Kempsey Shire Council for the ensuing term.

The Election was held on 10/9/16 and results for of counting of votes for Councillor following the reallocation of Liz Campbell’s votes are:

Candidate Result
Juacynta Hand 601
Anthony Patterson 1,534
Dean Saul 2,129
Margaret Morgan 702
Leo Hauville 1,217
Mark Baxter 1,536
Sue McGinn 1,060
Bruce Morris 1,228
Ashley Williams 1,236
Elliott Latimore 87
Steve Rowe 602
Alexandra Wyatt 763
Rob Wood 192
Anna Shields 2,339
Peter Chapman 725

The results for Councillor following the Distribution of Preferences and the reallocation of Liz Campbell’s votes, in order of Election, are:

Anna Shields
Dean Saul
Anthony Patterson
Mark Baxter
Sue McGinn
Leo Hauville
Bruce Morris
Ashley Williams

Accordingly I declare the above as Councillors duly elected to Kempsey Shire Council for the ensuing term.

Allan Wilcox
Returning Officer
15/9/16