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Removal from elected office takes out innocent colleague

A Melbourne City Councilor, one of nine originally elected in last year’s election under the single transferable vote system (STV), has been removed from office after a technical – and … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Struggle over Melbourne City election countback

A complex legal dispute is underway about the proper manner to replace a Melbourne City Councillor, initially declared to be elected in 2016 but later to discovered to be ineligible to run. The … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment