Pasin declared in Barker

Returning Barker MP Tony Pasin with AEC staff. Photo: supplied
Returning Barker MP Tony Pasin with AEC staff. Photo: supplied

Tony Pasin, Federal Liberal MP, was officially declared in the electoral division of Barker on Tuesday after the region's votes were meticulously counted over the last month. .

"Today I was extremely proud to attend the declaration of the poll for the Division of Barker..." Mr Pasin said.

Tony Pasin received 69.1 per cent of the two party preferred vote and a total of 61,155 first preference votes.

"Thank you to the other candidates who put their hand up to run; you have served to provide the people of Barker with a choice and that is fundamental to our democracy," he said.

"Thank you to all who cast their vote, taking part in our Democratic process, particularly to all those who have put their trust in me to represent them as the Member for Barker in our Federal Parliament."

"And finally, thank you to the AEC staff who have worked to ensure our democratic process is upheld to the highest of standards, maintaining an impartial and independent electoral system."