Incumbent Mayor Ross Ebbels was the leading vote-getter, polling 752 of first preferences. Queenscliff businessman Donnie Grigau was second elected, with 449 votes, followed by Michael Grout (434), Fleur Hewitt (363) and incumbent Councillor Susan Salter (331).
3,609 of the 4,143 enrolled voters participated in the postal election - 151 were informal.
“I’d like to give a warm welcome to the new Councillors, as well as those who are returning,” said BoQ CEO Martin Gill. “I’m looking forward to working closely with the new Council as we navigate the impacts of the pandemic, implement the new Local Government Act, and continue to progress a number of important projects.”
Eleven candidates contested the election. The Victorian Electoral Commission announced the final results on Wednesday November 4, 2020.
A full breakdown of results can be found at: https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/results/2020-council-election-results/queenscliffe-borough-council