LIVE: Central Highlands election count
Update: The preliminary count is over 50 per cent.
Megan Daniels still boasts the highest percentage, 10.58.
Behind her, Christine Rolfe (9.27 per cent), Joseph Burns (8.45 per cent), Janice Moriarty (8.4 per cent), and Gai Sypher (8.39 per cent).
Earlier: WITH nearly 24 per cent of the vote counted, Megan Daniels remains the most popular with 10.4 per cent to her name.
Christine Rolfe has 9.27 per cent, Joseph Burns 8.44 per cent, and Gai Sypher 8.36 per cent.
As earlier, most have between 7 and 8 per cent of the votes counted so far, though Kevin Burke, Bernadine Frawley, Geoff Dein, and Alan McIndoe have between 6 and 7 per cent.
Initial: NEARLY 18 per cent of votes for the Central Highlands Regional Council election have been tallied.
There are 23,934 total votes in the Central Highlands.
Of the councillors, Megan Daniels leads with 2490 votes (10.57 per cent).
She is followed by Christine Rolfe (2234 votes or 9.48 per cent).
In third, Gai Sypher (1976 votes, 8.38 per cent) and fourth, Joseph Burns (1969, 8.35 per cent)
Most other councillors have a similar number of votes, between 7 and 8 per cent of the total.
Kevin Burke sits at 1479 votes (6.28 per cent) and Geoff Dein at 1364 votes (5.79 per cent).
Kerry Hayes was elected mayor unopposed.