Graham ousts Nicholson after election tussle

WELL-KNOWN New Norfolk businessman, activist and community worker James “Migloo” Graham is the fourth and final candidate elected in this week’s Derwent Valley Council election, edging out former mayor Tony Nicholson after a day of vote counting.

Co-owner of the famed Old Colony Inn, Mr Graham was in his fourth election attempt. He unseated Mr Nicholson, who last night became the first Derwent Valley mayor to lose office at an election.

Sitting councillor Barry Lathey was the third candidate elected. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for the office of deputy mayor.

In the order of election, the successful candidates were:

  1. Scott Shaw
  2. Damian Bester
  3. Barry Lathey
  4. James Graham

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