Yesterday the counts took place for the English party elections.
The Acting Returning Officer, David Allworthy, reported the results as follows:
At the close of nominations on 29 September 2010 the following were declared duly elected, unopposed:
Chair of English Party:
Chair of English Candidates’ Committee:
English representative to Federal Conference Committee (1 place):
English Candidates Committee (5 places):
The following were elected:
English representative to Federal Executive:
Brian Orrell: 46
Michael Wheatley: 32
English representative to Federal Policy Committee:
Dirk Hazell: 10
Geoff Payne: 68
English Executive Committee (12 places):
The turnout was 65.5% (higher than the average of recent years).
See here for the breakdown of votes for each stage of the count, courtesy of Colin Rosenstiel.
There will be a ballot in the by-election for the final two places for directly elected places on the ECC. A ballot paper will be included in the EC Final Agenda mailing, which goes out at the end of this week.