The City has a new East Ward councillor

Aubin Grove resident Lara Kirkwood is the City's new East Ward representative.

The Extraordinary Election was called after the sudden death of former Councillor, Steven Portelli, on 26 January, 2018.

More than 24% of the ward’s 22,823 eligible voters participated in the WA Electoral Commission poll which attracted four candidates.

The final results were:
Lara Kirkwood – 2,409 votes, or 43.09% of the poll
Tarun Dewan – 1,802 votes (32.23%)
Ian Whitfield – 806 votes (14.42%)
Tony Toledo – 574 votes (10.27%).

Ms Kirkwood’s term expires on 19 October, 2019.

For more information visit the WA Electoral Commission website.

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