Results for Knox City Council Elections 2012

WardVoting Count Method
Baird WardPreferential
Chandler WardPreferential
Collier WardUncontested
Dinsdale WardUncontested
Dobson WardPreferential
Friberg WardPreferential
Scott WardPreferential
Taylor WardPreferential
Tirhatuan WardPreferential

Baird Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: LOCKWOOD, Peter 
Enrolment:12432
Formal Votes:7560
Informal Votes:741 (8.93% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:8301 (66.77% of the total enrolment)
  • Distribution Report (XLS 7kB , XML 13kB)


Recount votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

Recount results for first preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
COTTIER, Dean1204 15.93%
JAMES, Garrie1910 25.26%
HOEFER, Bernhard867 11.47%
SEARLE, Anthony1353 17.90%
LOCKWOOD, Peter2226 29.44%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Recount Results for single vacancy after distribution of preferences

CandidateVotes after distributionPercentage
JAMES, Garrie3766 49.81%
LOCKWOOD, Peter3794 50.19%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Chandler Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: MORTIMORE, John 
Enrolment:11836
Formal Votes:7508
Informal Votes:653 (8.00% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:8161 (68.95% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
MORTIMORE, John3941 52.49%
HARBERT, Mark Anthony3567 47.51%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Collier Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: COSSARI, Joe (Unopposed)

Dinsdale Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: GILL, Adam (Unopposed)

Dobson Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: ORPEN, Karin 
Enrolment:13393
Formal Votes:9042
Informal Votes:725 (7.42% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:9767 (72.93% of the total enrolment)
  • Distribution Report (XLS 6kB , XML 11kB)


Recheck votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

Recheck results for first preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
VERSTRAETE, Gabrielle2596 28.71%
ORPEN, Karin4482 49.57%
MUTCH, David1964 21.72%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Results for single vacancy after distribution of preferences

CandidateVotes after distributionPercentage
VERSTRAETE, Gabrielle3774 41.74%
ORPEN, Karin5268 58.26%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Friberg Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: HOLLAND, Tony 
Enrolment:13419
Formal Votes:9520
Informal Votes:913 (8.75% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:10433 (77.75% of the total enrolment)
  • Distribution Report (XLS 7kB , XML 15kB)


Recheck votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

Recheck results for first preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
HOLLAND, Tony3894 40.90%
DARRAGH, Blair409 4.30%
COOPER, Lisa1696 17.82%
WALTER, Andrew2703 28.39%
RICHARDSON, Tony343 3.60%
ROGERS, Deborah475 4.99%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Results for single vacancy after distribution of preferences

CandidateVotes after distributionPercentage
HOLLAND, Tony5458 57.33%
WALTER, Andrew4062 42.67%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Scott Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: COOPER, David 
Enrolment:13087
Formal Votes:9357
Informal Votes:606 (6.08% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:9963 (76.13% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
LAWLESS, Dwayne1825 19.50%
COLE, Peter2765 29.55%
COOPER, David4767 50.95%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Taylor Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: PEARCE, Darren 
Enrolment:13632
Formal Votes:10154
Informal Votes:712 (6.55% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:10866 (79.71% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
OSBORNE, Anthony3609 35.54%
PEARCE, Darren6545 64.46%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.

Tirhatuan Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: SEYMOUR, Nicole 
Enrolment:12957
Formal Votes:8973
Informal Votes:735 (7.57% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:9708 (74.92% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
SEYMOUR, Nicole5294 59.00%
KEILY, Phillip1890 21.06%
FROST, Glenda1789 19.94%

Please note:- all first preference percentages have been rounded to two decimal points.