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Preference counting to determine result

THE long road to the formal election of the new Sunshine Coast Council will resume Monday morning with distribution of preferences in Division Three and Four

Noosa ballot recount request rejected

Noosa Mayor elect Tony Wellington.

Elaine Williams sought a recount after she finished 10 votes behind

Close margin may prompt vote challenge in Noosa poll

Noosa Council candidate Elaine Williams. Photo contributed

BRIAN Stockwell has increased his lead over Elaine Williams

It's official: Tony Wellington is Noosa's new mayor

Noosa Mayor elect Tony Wellington.

Mr Welllington’s position was confirmed overnight

ELECTION COUNT: Nine of 11 results by Friday

Pre Poll voting for Sunshine Coast local elections at the Millwell Road Community Centre. Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

Sunshine Coast Council election results expected to be declared

Brian Stockwell ahead by 10 votes as Noosa count wraps up

10 postal votes are left to be counted.

At the end of counting Mr Stockwell is on 14,841

MY SAY: New councils to face tough tests over four years

Voters' failure to number every box saw a small preference flow

Noosa informal votes skyrocket to 11.5%

The number of informal votes cast in Noosa's council election was more than double the "acceptable range".

Informal vote more than double 'acceptable range'

Noosa Mayor to-be vows united front

MOST LIKELY: The likely Noosa Mayor elect Tony Wellington.

Noosa Mayor to-be vows united front

The Coast's most popular councillor takes 10,000 votes

Division 6 returned councillor Christian Dickson.

Christian Dickson got the most support in the election

SUNSHINE COAST ELECTION: Robinson happy to claim victory

Division Nine Councillor Steve Robinson is happy to claim victory with 75% of votes counted in the division now.

Robinson claims victory in Division Nine after pre-poll results

NOOSA ELECTION: What's the rest of the week looking like?

Jess Glasgow talks with Noosa reporter Peter Gardiner.

Trend running Glasgow's way but still not ready to declare victory