REVEALED: Cherbourg mayor and councillors declared
ELVIE Jean Sandow Jnr has made history as the first ever female mayor for the Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.
The new mayor for the 2020 Cherbourg council term was miles ahead with an overwhelming majority of votes out of the eight mayoral candidates.
Mayor Sandow served as deputy mayor in the previous council term.
She was declared mayor with 22 per cent of the votes yet to be counted.
She currently holds 32.08 per cent of the votes, with runner up Max Conlon holding 18.6 per cent.
Former mayor Arnold Murray only had 7.55 per cent with voting numbers yet to be finalised.
Mayor Sandow will be joined by declared Cherbourg councillors Bronwyn Douglas, Leighton Costello, Fred Cobbo and returning councillor Tom Langton.