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Which councillors are having another go?

November 10, 2021 - 11:00 -- Admin

Following up on Monday’s blog post, I’ve also added information about whether each candidate is an incumbent councillor to my dataset of 1402 candidates running for the 24 most populous councils.

I had noticed some councils where large numbers of sitting councillors were retiring. So I thought it’d be interesting to calculate rates of retirement for each council. For this post I’m including the incumbent mayor, and including the mayoral contest.

Which councillors are having another go?

November 10, 2021 - 11:00 -- Admin

Following up on Monday’s blog post, I’ve also added information about whether each candidate is an incumbent councillor to my dataset of 1402 candidates running for the 24 most populous councils.

I had noticed some councils where large numbers of sitting councillors were retiring. So I thought it’d be interesting to calculate rates of retirement for each council. For this post I’m including the incumbent mayor, and including the mayoral contest.

NSW council elections – who is running, and how many?

November 8, 2021 - 11:00 -- Admin

I’ve just finished compiling my list of the 1402 candidates running for council or mayor in the 24 most populous councils, the ones featured in my election guide. Unfortunately the NSWEC has not published a single dataset with all of the candidate details, so it wasn’t really practical to do an analysis of the whole state. Instead I’ve just focused on those 24 councils.

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