Friday 18 May 2018
For immediate release

New Melbourne Lord Mayor Announced

Sally Capp was announced as the successful candidate for the Melbourne City Council Lord Mayor by-election tonight after the conduct of an electronic preference distribution.

The results are provisional until the candidate is declared elected. Returning Officer, Bill Lang, is scheduled to complete the declaration at 10.30 am on Monday 21 May at the Melbourne Town Hall.

Further results information can be found online at

Media enquiries:

Sue Lang
Director, Communication and Engagement
Victorian Electoral Commission
Phone: (03) 8620 1239
Mobile: 0438 028 994