Murrumbidgee Council - Murrumbidgee East Ward By-election: 10 March 2018

Results of the By-election


Electors Enrolled on 29 January 2018: 914

Number of Positions Vacant: 1

See Boundary Map and Polling Places


Pat Brown was declared elected by the Returning Officer at 12:15pm Wednesday 14 March 2018.

The results are presented in a series of 2 reports:

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Below is a short explanation of the content of each report:

First Preference Votes

Ballot papers are counted from 6.00pm on election night and up to the close of postal voting at 6.00pm on the Monday after election day.

This report will show the following figures updated progressively:

  • Election night 1st preference figures for each polling place
  • Election night 1st preference figures for some, not all, declaration vote categories
  • Sunday 1st preference check count figures
  • Monday final declaration vote 1st preference check count figures

Distribution of Preferences

The distribution of preferences, if required, is conducted to determine who is to be elected.

The distribution of preferences will take place at the Returning Officer's office on the Tuesday morning following Election Day. Once completed by the Returning Officer, the distribution of preferences file will be updated.


Scrutineers appointed by each candidate are welcome to attend and observe in the polling place or the Returning Officer's office.