Northam 2019 local election: Popular candidate reigns and new face joins town ward

Rob Tinetti and Maria Girak have been elected as Shire of Northam councillors for the town ward, following the 2019 local government election vote.

Mr Tinetti received more than 27 per cent of the vote, ahead of fellow councillor Ms Girak who secured 16.8 per cent of the vote.

Ms Girak's position was hard fought, overcoming Maren Lavery by 42 votes.

In the town ward 1232 of the 4478 eligible voters cast their vote.

Mr Tinetti and Ms Girak are now councillors until October 2023.