Mildura Council votes to be recounted

Mildura Council chambers. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Mildura Council chambers. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

THE preferences of those who voted for the late Max Thorburn two years ago will determine who replaces him as a Mildura councillor.

Cr Thorburn died on Thursday after a long illness.

Under the Victorian Electoral Commission’s countback procedure, Cr Thorburn’s votes from the last election would be redistributed to unsuccessful candidates according to voters’ preferences. 

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