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Wayne takes the rein at a canter

NewsJoanne Eisemann
New Mayor, Wayne Johnston.

New Mayor, Wayne Johnston.

WELCOME TO Meander Valley’s new Mayor, Wayne Johnston. Receiving a massive 40.4% of first preference mayoral votes, Wayne received almost twice as many votes for position of mayor than any of the five candidates, the closest being Susie Bower receiving 25.88% of first preference votes. Mike Kelly was returned as Deputy Mayor with 50.08% of first preference votes. 55.81% of eligible people voted in Meander Valley, slightly below the state average of 58%.

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