Extraction and counting activities of ballots for Maling Ward are currently underway.
The first report provided to me a candidate was the provisional first preferences shown below
Note that there are more votes to be opened and counted so these figures are not final.
Once first preference votes are all counted preference allocation will be the next and final step. The candidate with the least votes is eliminated and their ballots allocated to the next candidate on each ballot (as selected by the voters).
This process is repeated until only two candidates remain - the winner and candidate who ended up coming second.
Group B ballots were allocated to 1st preference for every ward Monday 2/10. Then preference distributions are on Wednesday 4/10 and Thursday 5/10.
Update 4 Nov
With all ballots allocated to 1st preference, elimination of candidates commenced.
The outcome was:
I will provide more information when it is available.
Final results are declared by the VEC on 13 November.
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