Local Government Elections
2016 FCC Election Results
Declaration of the Mayoral Election:
Declaration of Results of Councillor Election By Ward:
For the election results, please use the links provided below:
At the close of polling, staff at the polling place conduct an initial count of votes and make an initial determination as to the formality of the votes. Result details are recorded and all the ballot papers are then transferred to a central counting area where votes are again checked and results recorded.
Postal votes, pre-poll votes, votes from Declared Institutions (hospitals and nursing homes) are also opened, scrutinised and added to the tallies in order to determine the final result.
How the Result is Declared
The Election Manager (Council's City Manager) will give approval for the Returning Officer to declare the final results of the election. Council will publish the results on this website, at its Administration Centre and in the local newspapers.