Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

The Faces Likely to Form Council; Counting Hasn't Finished and the Positions Yet to Be Declared, but Here Are the Eight People Leading the Polls in the Race for a Seat around the Council Table

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

The Faces Likely to Form Council; Counting Hasn't Finished and the Positions Yet to Be Declared, but Here Are the Eight People Leading the Polls in the Race for a Seat around the Council Table

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Byline: Helen Spelitis helen.spelitis@apn.com.au

A CLIFFHANGER awaits the Gladstone Regional Council candidates holding on to the last two positions among the top eight, with results from more than 10,000 ballots yet to be counted.

For Karen Porter, the final results could see her move up from position nine and secure a seat around the council table to serve a second term.

The latest results, including ballots from Gladstone Central, West Gladstone, Mount Larcom, Rosedale and Ubobo show former sitting councillor Ms Porter just 181 votes behind newcomer Kahn Goodluck.

While the top four positions have been consistent since results from the first large booth, Clinton, were released; there has been movement among the final four.

For the past two days Alex Staines has been locked in a nailbiting contest with Lynette Dahl and Ms Porter as he chases Mr Goodluck.

Ms Dahl has dropped back significantly and now trails the main group by more than 200 votes. …

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