The 2017 local government elections have been run and won in the City of Albany and Shire of Denmark. The Shire of Plantagenet which comprises Mount Barker and surrounding areas did not contest the election due to low candidate numbers. Here are the results
City of Albany
FREDERICKSTOWN WARD – 6 candidates
Rebecca Stephens was elected with 505 votes, or 26.88% of the ward vote, just 20 votes ahead of Vicki
Brown on 485 votes (25.81%).
YAKAMIA WARD – 2 candidates
Incumbent councillor Robert Sutton was returned with 888 votes (51.15%) ahead of Tim Overheu who
collected 848 votes (48.85%).
VANCOUVER WARD – 3 candidates
Tracy Sleeman gathered 722 votes (42.85%) to be elected ahead of Matt Benson-Lidholm who received 499
WEST WARD – 2 candidates
Incumbent councillor Alison Goode was re-elected with a comprehensive 1,137 votes (64.60%), while Wayne
Downes received 623 votes (35.40%).
KALGAN WARD – 5 candidates
Emma Doughty was elected with 441 votes (24.46%), just 4 votes clear of incumbent councillor Janelle Price
on 437 votes (24.24%).
BREAKSEA WARD – 3 candidates
Incumbent councillor Raymond Hammond was returned with 782 votes (51.31%) ahead of Luke Pilkington
who received 612 votes (40.16%).
Shire of Denmark
TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES
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Well done to all councilors who were re-elected or elected for the first time