Eastern Ward

Election 2016: Final results for the Eastern 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.

Vacancies: 3 

Candidate Status Iteration Votes
Sarah Free Elected 1 3,711.00
Simon Swampy Marsh Elected 1 3,044.00
Chris Calvi-Freeman Elected 5 3,073.42
Lynda McGregor Excluded
5 2,295.93
Rob Goulden Excluded
3 1,269.14
Robert Murray Excluded
2 594.62

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 2,804.93. There were 61 informal votes and 717 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.