ELECTION DAY: St John's Lutheran School at Kingaroy was a polling booth on election day for 2020 local government election. Photo: Laura Blackmore
ELECTION DAY: St John's Lutheran School at Kingaroy was a polling booth on election day for 2020 local government election. Photo: Laura Blackmore

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SUNDAY 2:00PM

RESULTS for the divisions has barely changed since this morning as the vote count continues for the region.

In Divison 3 incumbent councillor Danita Potter was leading the way after 62.56 per cent of the vote were counted on 76.34 per cent over Rhonda Trivett who had 23.66 per cent.

Kirstie Schumacher's percentage had slightly dropped but she was still out in front for Division 4 on 70.76 per cent over incumbent councill Terry Fleischfresser on 29.24 per cent.

For Division 5 the vote count had not changed as incumbent Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff still had the lead over Colleen Bird.

Cr Duff had 87.38 per cent of the votes compared to 12.62 for ms Bird after 19.99 per cent of the votes were counted.

Similarly, Division 6 did not have an update on the vote count at 2.00pm.

Incumbent councillor Ros Heit was in the lead on 56.79 per cent with Hook Henschen trailing just behind her on 43.21 per cent.

 

SUNDAY 9.30AM

IT'S STILL early days in the vote count for the election race but there's already some strong leads showing in some divisions.

So far in the South Burnett Regional Council there is only one division that is presenting to be a close race between candidates.

Here's how the local government election is shaping up so far:

In Division 3 incumbent councillor Danita Potter had a substantial lead over first time council candidate Rhonda Trivett.

With only 6.3 percent of the preliminary votes counted, Cr Potter had a 73.86 lead over Ms Trivett who had 26.14 percent of the votes.

Shaking up things in Division 4, Kirstie Schumacher had a high lead over the incumbent candidate Terry Fleischfresser.

With only 11.65 percent of the preliminary votes counted, Mrs Schumacher had a 73.02 percent lead over Cr Fleicshfresser who had 26.98 of the votes.

For Division 5 incumbent Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff had a solid lead over first time council candidate Colleen Bird.

Cr Duff was leading on 87.38 percent against Ms Bird who had received 12.62 of the votes, with 19.99 per cent of the preliminary votes counted.

The vote count between the incumbent councillor for Division 6 Ros Heit and first time council candidate Scott 'Hook' Henschen was the smallest between all of the divisions.

With 45.41 per cent of votes counted, Cr Heit was leading with 56.79 per cent of the votes with Hook sitting on 43.21 percent.

Incumbent Division 1 councillor Roz Frohloff and incumbent Division 2 council Gavin Jones were both unopposed heading into the election.

 

More information to come as election officials continue to count votes later today.