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TRC Election Result Firming As Count Continues

With the Electoral Commissiuon of Queensland having reached 73.20% of counting of votes in the Toowomba Regional Council poll the outcome is becoming evident.

With 10 Councillors required, the Top Ten candidates and their vote  tally is as follows:

Rebecca Vonhoff51, 167
Geoff McDonald*48,797
Megan O’Hara Sullivan*46, 998
Carol Taylor*46,522
James O’Shea*45,293
Bill Cahill*44,662
Kerry Shine44, 352
Nancy Sommerfield*43, 790
Melissa Taylor39,062
Tim McMahon31,716

*Returning Councillor

With less than 30% remaining to be counted,  and a gap of almost 7,000 votes to the nearest competing candidate, it is most likely when declared, the incoming council will be comprised of the 10 candidates above.

Trailing contenders in the 24 thousand votes category are Joy Mingay, Lizzie Adams, David Campbell and Garry Humphries. Informal Votes so far represent 1.21%.
(ECQ as at April 7, 2020 5:29 PM)

Paul Antonio has been returned as Toowoomba Region Mayor with 72.74% of the poll (65,891 votes), Christopher Meibusch (19.22% – 17,408) and Douglas Doelle (8.05% – 7,291 votes). (81.83% counted)

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