Staff hear poll declared
THE Australian Electoral Commission this morning declared the poll for Mallee.
The declaration took place in Bendigo at 10am before only AEC staff.
No candidates were present for the declaration, the final act in the election process for Mallee. All candidates live three hours or more from Bendigo where the AEC has decided to have the Mallee electorate office although Bendigo is not in the electorate.
The declaration returned Dr Anne Webster as Mallee's MP for a second term.
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