2017 Geelong Elections

The results have been published by the VEC for the 2017 City of Greater Geelong elections. 11 new councilors were elected from the 53 candidates who have nominated.

On November 14, 2017, a special meeting of council was held. Cr Bruce Harwood was elected mayor, and Cr Peter Murrihy was elected deputy mayor.

City of Greater Geelong Council

City of Greater Geelong Council


City of Greater Geelong Map

Voters: 194,721

Total Votes: 149,596 (76.83% turnout)

Informal Votes: 9,770 (6.53%)

Formal Votes: 139,826

Elected Candidates

1stStephanie AsherIndependent
2ndJim MasonIndependent, Labor aligned
3rdTrent SullivanIndependent, Liberal aligned
1stEddy KonteljIndependent
2ndSarah MansfieldGreens
3rdPeter MurrihyIndependent
1stBruce HarwoodIndependent
2ndRon NelsonIndependent, Liberal aligned
3rdPat MurnaneIndependent
1stAnthony AitkenIndependent
2ndKylie GrzybekIndependent

Party Vote

Animal Justice Party
Socialist Alliance

View ward results: Bellarine | Brownbill | Kardinia | Windermere

Stay Updated

Like us on Facebook to receive updates on the election: facebook.com/mitchellsfrontpage

Election Timeline

Enrolment closes- September 1

Nominations open- September 21

Nominations close- September 26

Ballot packs mailed- from October 10

Voting closes- October 27 6pm

Provisional results- November 4

Declaration of election- November 8

Vote for mayor- November 14

Candidates Forums

Listen back:

Latest Interview

Wards and Candidates


13 candidates, 3 vacancies. Bellarine electorate profile and candidates

Naomi AdamsAnimal Justice PartyView
Petra GoerschelIndependentView
Trent SullivanIndependent, Liberal alignedView
Stephanie AsherIndependentView
Tom RoeIndependentView
Art SimsIndependentView
Stephen McGainGreensView
Denis O'BryanIndependentView
John Van BeverenIndependent, Liberal alignedView
Jim MasonIndependent, Labor alignedView
Anne BrackleyIndependentView
Stewart WebbIndependentView
Lindsay EllisIndependentView


18 candidates, 3 vacancies. Brownbill electorate profile and candidates

Alec SandnerIndependentView
Sarah HathwaySocialist AllianceView
Ellen CsarIndependent, Labor alignedView
Peter MitchellIndependentView
Mik AidtIndependentView
Sue BullSocialist AllianceView
Jennifer GambleAnimal Justice PartyView
Charles NealIndependent, Nationals alignedView
Sarah MansfieldGreensView
Terry GillardIndependentView
Michael KingIndependent, Liberal alignedView
Eddy KonteljIndependentView
Jacki JackaAnimal Justice PartyView
George BallasIndependentView
Melissa CadwellIndependent, Labor alignedView
Peter MurrihyIndependentView
Freya FidgeIndependentView
Stephen SimmondsIndependentView


11 candidates, 3 vacancies. Kardinia electorate profile and candidates

Peter OseckasAnimal Justice PartyView
Ron NelsonIndependent, Liberal alignedView
Doug MannIndependentView
Norman KennedyIndependentView
Pat MurnaneIndependentView
Elliot TaylorAnimal Justice PartyView
Brent Lyons-LeeIndependent, Labor alignedView
Bruce HarwoodIndependentView
Lois NewmanGreensView
Darren HauensteinIndependentView
Mary WalkerIndependentView


11 candidates, 2 vacancies. Windermere electorate profile and candidates

Anthony AitkenIndependentView
David WithingtonIndependent, Labor alignedView
Robert BlaszczykIndependent, Labor alignedView
Greg LaceyGreensView
Marina KozulIndependentView
Jordan GrossmanIndependentView
Kylie GrzybekIndependentView
Bronwen BakerAnimal Justice PartyView
Moshtagh HeidariIndependent, Labor alignedView
Ken DickensIndependentView
Roman KozaczekIndependentView

Election Calculator

Find out which candidates may get up in your area. Simply enter the percentage of votes you think each candidate will get, along with their preference flows and the calculator will tell you which candidates would be elected. If you’re not sure, try random mode or autofill preferences to still learn about the voting process.

Try the calculator