Thursday 19 January 2023
For immediate release
Joe Gianfriddo has been elected as a councillor for East Ward in Stonnington City Council, after the Victorian Electoral Commission conducted a countback of votes at 11 am on Wednesday 18 January.
The election manager, Charmaine Morel, today declared the result after a countback of votes from the general election held in October 2020.
Only those candidates who were unsuccessful at the general election and who were still eligible to be elected were included in the countback process.
The extraordinary vacancy arose due to the resignation of Councillor Alexander Lew.