VOTE: Have your say in the Gatton Star's weekly reader poll.
VOTE: Have your say in the Gatton Star's weekly reader poll. Claudia Baxter

VOTE: Would you support divisional voting for local council?

SINCE amalgamating in 2008, both Lockyer and Somerset councils have covered their regions as a whole.

However there have been calls to introduce divisional voting to the region to ensure councillors are better representing the region as a whole.

Under the scheme, councillors would run for a seat in a division of the council area, with voters in the section voting for who they wished to represent them.

This is similar to the House of Representatives in federal or state politics.

Many other councils already have this system, including Brisbane and Ipswich City Councils.

Would you like to see divisional voting introduced to Somerset and Lockyer Valley Regional councils?

Have your say in our weekly reader poll, with the results to be published in the next Gatton Star.

Would you support divisional voting for local councils?

This poll ended on 26 August 2019.

Current Results

Yes

80%

No

20%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.