Election finalised, finally

Election complete! Click image to enlarge or click hereto view original. IT’S taken 11 days and the polling place figures still aren’t available, but after 47 counts the Tasmanian Electoral Commission has tonight named the winners in the seat of Lyons following the March 15 State Election. Following the distribution of

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Lyons latest – Morris rallies

The counting of votes from the March 15 State Election is creeping closer to a finalresult in the division of Lyons. With many candidates now excluded and theirpreferences distributed, all interest remains in the struggle between sitting memberTim Morris MHA and the former deputy premier David Llewellyn who lost his

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Lyons latest – Hidding elected

After eight days of counting, sitting member Rene Hidding MHA is the firstcandidate to be declared elected in the seat of Lyons and his surplusdistributed. National Party candidate Leo Perotti is the first to be excluded.Click image to enlarge. For latest results click here.

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Another six percent counted

The Tasmanian Electoral Commission is making slow workof the State Election count. Just over 80% was countedon Saturday night but only 12% has been added in thetwo days since then.  Click image to enlarge.For latest results click here.

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Election day

IT’S State Election day today, and polling places are open throughout Tasmania until 6pm. There are two polling places in New Norfolk, both with disability access. These are at: New Norfolk Primary School, 8 Pioneer Ave Derwent Valley Sport & Recreation Centre, 50 Derwent Tce Outside the town, you can

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If all those signs could talk…

  With the State Election only days away, there’s a record number of candidate posters at the popular spot in front of New Norfolk’sJunction Motel, but surprisingly little detail on policies or promisesfor the Derwent Valley. As always, candidates are welcome to send their statements to the New Norfolk News.  

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Election candidates named

AT noon yesterday, names of the 126 candidates standing at the 2014 House of Assembly elections were announced. The candidates for Lyons, in the order announced by the Tasmanian Electoral Commission are: LIBERAL PARTYGUY BARNETT, Consultant, of NewsteadBERTRAND CADART, Mayor, of BichenoMARTYN EVANS, Mayor, of MagraRENE HIDDING, Member of Parliament,

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Local member’s meet and greet

NEW Norfolk’s resident Greens politician Tim Morris MHA will hold a public function this weekend to discuss his party’s achievements and proposals for next month’s State Election. The former Derwent Valley mayor has been a Member for Lyons since 2002. He has announced that he will be at the Derwent

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