Results for Yarra Ranges Shire Council Elections 2012

WardVoting Count Method
Billanook WardPreferential
Chandler WardPreferential
Chirnside WardPreferential
Lyster WardPreferential
Melba WardPreferential
O'Shannassy WardPreferential
Ryrie WardPreferential
Streeton WardPreferential
Walling WardPreferential

Billanook Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: McCARTHY, Maria 
Enrolment:12559
Formal Votes:9057
Informal Votes:354 (3.76% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:9411 (74.93% of the total enrolment)
  • Distribution Report (XLS 15kB , XML 24kB)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
MOBSBY, Lawrence Irwin772 8.52%
BRASIER, Peter406 4.48%
Di BATTISTA, Don808 8.92%
McCARTHY, Maria1931 21.32%
TESORIERO, Louise876 9.67%
CARRICK, Greg317 3.50%
LARKMAN, Clive1008 11.13%
DIXON, Brendan426 4.70%
HEENAN, Tim2143 23.66%
PHILLIPS, Brian370 4.09%

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

Results for single vacancy after distribution of preferences

CandidateVotes after distributionPercentage
McCARTHY, Maria5179 57.18%
HEENAN, Tim3878 42.82%

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

Chandler Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: CALLANAN, Jason 
Enrolment:11362
Formal Votes:8181
Informal Votes:260 (3.08% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:8441 (74.29% of the total enrolment)
  • Distribution Report (XLS 6kB , XML 11kB)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
NIEMAN, John3608 44.10%
CALLANAN, Jason2520 30.80%
McMURDIE, Sue2053 25.09%

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

Results for single vacancy after distribution of preferences

CandidateVotes after distributionPercentage
NIEMAN, John4033 49.30%
CALLANAN, Jason4148 50.70%

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

Chirnside Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: WITLOX, Andy 
Enrolment:12300
Formal Votes:9236
Informal Votes:305 (3.20% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:9541 (77.57% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
HIGGINS, Richard4076 44.13%
WITLOX, Andy5160 55.87%

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

Lyster Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: DUNN, Samantha 
Enrolment:11420
Formal Votes:7789
Informal Votes:301 (3.72% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:8090 (70.84% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
COUTINHO-HOGAN, Alan3199 41.07%
DUNN, Samantha4590 58.93%

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

Melba Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: AVERY, Terry 
Enrolment:12510
Formal Votes:9018
Informal Votes:232 (2.51% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:9250 (73.94% of the total enrolment)
  • Distribution Report (XLS 6kB , XML 11kB)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
OSBORN, Alister2252 24.97%
BUTLER, Catherine2345 26.00%
AVERY, Terry4421 49.02%

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

Results for single vacancy after distribution of preferences

CandidateVotes after distributionPercentage
BUTLER, Catherine4054 44.95%
AVERY, Terry4964 55.05%

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

O'Shannassy Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: CHILD, Jim 
Enrolment:12305
Formal Votes:8123
Informal Votes:274 (3.26% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:8397 (68.24% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
CHILD, Jim4626 56.95%
FUHRMANN, Kim1570 19.33%
HAY, Robert1927 23.72%

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

Ryrie Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: McALLISTER, Fiona 
Enrolment:12196
Formal Votes:8590
Informal Votes:325 (3.65% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:8915 (73.10% of the total enrolment)
  • Distribution Report (XLS 15kB , XML 30kB)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
MATTHEWS, Michael951 11.07%
HILL, David216 2.51%
BLAIR, Margaret482 5.61%
KING, Les914 10.64%
ECCLES, Toby160 1.86%
CURTIS, Bob890 10.36%
McALLISTER, Fiona1597 18.59%
JUDD, Jane M.966 11.25%
WHELAN, Brett1002 11.66%
AULDIST, Merryn189 2.20%
LEACH, Lorraine309 3.60%
MOORE, Di914 10.64%

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

Results for single vacancy after distribution of preferences

CandidateVotes after distributionPercentage
MATTHEWS, Michael3233 37.64%
McALLISTER, Fiona5357 62.36%

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

Streeton Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: CLIFF, Noel 
Enrolment:11435
Formal Votes:7982
Informal Votes:354 (4.25% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:8336 (72.90% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
CLIFF, Noel4676 58.58%
CLARKE, Mike3306 41.42%

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

Walling Ward (1 vacancy)

Elected: COX, Len 
Enrolment:12855
Formal Votes:8992
Informal Votes:317 (3.41% of the total votes)
Voter Turnout:9309 (72.42% of the total enrolment)


Votes for this ward were counted using preferential counting.

First preference votes

Candidate First preference votesPercentage
Di BATTISTA, Lisa4412 49.07%
COX, Len4580 50.93%

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