Wagga councillors reject proposed countback system, will use by-election to fill casual vacancies

Monty Jacka
By Monty Jacka
Updated January 13 2022 - 7:31am, first published January 12 2022 - 10:00pm
TURNED DOWN: Councillors felt using a countback of the election to choose their potential replacements would not be what the community would want. Picture: File

Wagga's councillors have rejected a change in system which would have made candidates who came up short in their election campaigns first in line to replace any councillors who resign.

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Monty Jacka

Monty Jacka

Journalist

Monty is a journalist at The Daily Advertiser in Wagga. He can be reached at m.jacka@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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