Mount Alexander Shire election 2012: Preliminary results 

As votes for the Castlemaine Ward continue to be tallied, provisional election results show former mayor Janet Cropley has not been voted back in.

Ms Cropley was standing in the Tarrengower Ward against Sharon Telford, Keith Roberts and Jennifer Adams. 

According to the Victorian Electoral Commission website Sharon Telford is set to join the Mount Alexander Shire as a councillor while Tim Barber, Christine Henderson and Michael Redden look like returning to council for another term.

Provisional results from first preference votes

Calder Ward

Tim Barber - 63.19% (returning)

Hans Paas - 34.81%

Castlemaine Ward

Results to come

Coliban Ward

Christine Henderson - 52.64% (returning)

Rod Hadfield - 27.54%

Bill Bayliss - 19.82%

Loddon River Ward

Michael Redden (unopposed)

Tarrengower Ward

Sharon Telford - 63.16% (new)

Keith Roberts - 16.74%

Jennifer Adams - 7.03%

Janet Cropley - 13.07%

Mount Alexander Shire election results are due today.

Mount Alexander Shire election results are due today.