Saturday, April 1, 2017

Municipal Electoral Tribunal Decision

The Municipal Electoral Tribunal has found Benjamin Smits was not eligible to nominate as a candidate for the 2016 Moonee Valley election in Myrnong ward.

Magistrate Smith, presiding over the Municipal Electoral Tribunal handed down his decision on Wednesday 29 March.  In doing so, he found that Mr Smits was required to live for one month at the specific address at which he was enrolled.

Magistrate Smith found that Mr Smits did not live for one month at the address at which he was enrolled, 59 Mirams St, prior to the entitlement date.

The decision appears below.

A recalculation of the Myrnong ward results was conducted on Friday 31 March with no change in the three Councillors elected for the ward.