UPDATE 1.40pm: The ballot draw has been done for each of the three wards making up the City of Greater Bendigo council.
The ward of Lockwood has the most candidates with 12. Ian Dean has the advantage of being drawn first on the ballot, while incumbents Barry Lyons and Rod Fyffe fill the bottom positions.
Eppalock Ward has 10 candidates contesting the election. Yvonne Wrigglesworth secured the number one position in the ballot draw.
Incumbent councillor James Williams heads the list of 10 candidates in the Whipstick Ward.
Here is how the candidates will appear on the ballot papers:
John Drake Cooper
James Alan Williams
Wayne John Gregson
EARLIER: Nominations for the City of Greater Bendigo council elections have closed.
Those candidates who got their nomination in to election officers by today’s deadline are listed below.
Eppalock ward (3 vacancies)
Lockwood ward (3 vacancies)
COOPER, John Drake
Whipstick ward (3 vacancies)
GREGSON, Wayne John
WILLIAMS, James Alan