Boroondara council election, 2016

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The 2016 Boroondara council election was held in October 2016.[1]

Key dates

As per the Local Government Act 1989, general council elections are held on the fourth Saturday of October every four years. Postal elections, such as those held in Boroondara, actually commence three weeks prior to polling day when ballot mailouts begin.

  • 26 August: Enrolment closes
  • 15 September: Nominations open
  • 20 September: Nominations close (12pm)
  • 23 September: Candidate indication of preferences due (12pm)
  • 4 - 6 October: Ballot packs mailed
  • 21 October: Voting closes (6pm)[1]

Wards and results

Ward Pre-2016 Swing Electoral results Post-2016
Party Councillor Margin[2] Margin Councillor Party
Bellevue Independent Jim Parke 8.86 N/A† Results N/A Jim Parke Independent
Cotham Independent Judith Voce 19.56 -27.74 Results 16.39 Felicity Sinfield Liberal[3]
Gardiner Independent Coral Ross 24.88 +0.66 Results 31.66 Coral Ross Independent
Glenferrie Independent Steve Hurd 18.28 -5.86 Results 6.56 Steve Hurd Independent
Junction Independent Jack Wegman 22.92 -1.67 Results 19.58 Jack Wegman Independent
Lynden Independent Heinz Kreutz 16.88 N/A‡ Results 7.04 Lisa Hollingsworth Independent
Maling Independent Jane Addis 24.42 +8.6 Results 41.62 Jane Addis Independent
Maranoa Independent Philip Mallis 10.24 N/A‡ Results 35.24 Cynthia Watson Liberal[4]
Solway Labor Kevin Chow 0.64 N/A‡ Results 8.50 Garry Thompson Liberal[3]
Studley Liberal[3] Phillip Healey 40.94 -14.72 Results 11.50 Phillip Healey Liberal[3]

† - election not held ‡ - incumbent councillor did not nominate for re-election

Campaign

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council 2016 Election. http://web.archive.org/web/20160823002210/https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/BoroondaraElection/, accessed: 23 August 2016 (Archived from the original)
  2. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council election results 2016. https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/Results/Council2016/BoroondaraResult.html, accessed: 13 November 2016
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Boroondara Residents Action Group. Results for Survey of Candidates for Council 2016. 11 October 2016. http://web.archive.org/web/20161106011830/http://www.marvellousmelbourne.org.au/moodle/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=239, accessed: 6 November 2016
  4. Tim Smith MP, Member for Kew. http://web.archive.org/save/https://www.facebook.com/TimSmithKew/posts/1836402893260281, accessed: 6 November 2016

See also