More Voting Results from Monday’s Count

Postal votes for the Local Government Election will be counted from Friday with official results not expected from the NSW Electoral Commission until December 22.

Results from yesterday’s count in Singleton, Muswellbrook and Upper Hunter are as follows.

Sue Moore remains ahead for the position of Singleton’s mayor with 5252 first preference votes.  Danny Thompson is on 3844, Tony Jarrett is on 3097, and Belinda Charlton on 1720.

In the councillor vote, 14289 of the potential 17,080 first preference votes have been counted. 

SINGLETON

Sue Moore 3182

Danny Thompson 2319

Tony Jarrett 1661

Malinda McLachlan 1388

Godfrey Adamthwaite 925

Belinda Charlton 789

Hollee Jenkins 483

Sarah Johnstone 469

Val Scott 356

Tony McNamara 340

Sue George 306

Kay Sullivan 292

Andrew Clifton 296

Calvin DeBeutz 190

John Martin 187

MUSWELLBROOK

A potential 11,654 votes to be counted of which 9448 first preference votes are now in. As of close of voting yesterday, 5.64 per cent of people voted informally.

Results as follows:

Jeff Drayton 1395

Rohit Mahajan 1055

Steve Reynolds 883

De-Anne Douglas 815

Amanda Barry 806

Rod Scholes 609

Darryl Marshall 609

Jennifer Lecky 608

Graeme McNeill 460

Brett Woodruff 323

Malcolm Ogg 255

Jacinta Ledlin 236

Louise Dunn 230

Mark Bowditch 204

Stephen Ward 197

Janelle Eades 157

Jonathan Hoad 73

UPPER HUNTER SHIRE COUNCIL

A potential 10,279 to be counted of which 8779 first preference votes have now been counted providing the following results:

Lee Watts 2368

Maurice Collison 1687

Elizabeth Flaherty 643

Ron Campbell 634

Sue Abbott 617

James Burns 498

Allison McPhee 478

Adam Williamson 444

Tayah Clout 414

Patricia Taylor 289

Belinda McKenzie 159

Chris North 147