The only one of the ten candidates for the two
Southern Ward seats on Bayside City Council that was
a sitting councillor was Cr Laurence Evans, as Cr
Heather Stewart did not stand for re-election.
BCS Inc. remembers Cr Evans favourably during his
2012-2016 time as a councillor, and also his 1984-91 time as a
Sandringham City councillor. BCS Inc. publicly advocated a first
preference vote for Laurence Evans, and was pleased
that he was re-elected for a 2016-20 term. The other
councillor elected for Southern Ward was Clarke
Declaration of the Poll
for all three wards took place at the Bayside City
Council Corporate Centre in Royal Avenue,
Sandringham, at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday 02 November
2016. None of the councillors that served a full
2012-16 term was defeated. The only councillor that
stood and was not re-elected was Cr Bruce Lowe of
Central Ward, who had filled the vacancy caused by
Cr Stephen Hartney's resignation. The other new
councillors elected were Cr Rob Grinter and Cr Sonia
Castelli in Central Ward.
VEC poll summaries.
See annotated preference distribution spreadsheets
for the Northern,
and the Southern Wards at those
three hyperlinks, which each has a hyperlink to
candidates' statements and photographs.
Previous declarations were in 2012