Election 2016:Final results for the Northern Ward.
The candidate at the top of the list received the most votes while the candidate at the bottom of the list received the least.
The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 3,048.02. There were 22 informal votes and 925 blank votes.
Elected candidate - This candidate is declared elected.
Excluded candidates - These are listed from the last candidate excluded during the STV counting process to the first - in reverse order of exclusion.
- The first 'excluded' candidate listed was excluded last.
- The last 'excluded' candidate listed was excluded first.
- Candidates with the fewest numbers of votes are excluded first. After a candidate is excluded from the counting, his or her votes are redistributed to the other candidates still in the race in accordance with individual voters' preferences.
Iteration: Refers to the number of times the votes are counted until the required amount of candidates are elected.