Winners of mayoral elections in four Far North Coast local government areas have been declared

In Lismore, Country Labor’s Jenny Dowell is the new mayor.

In Byron, Greens candidate and incumbent mayor Jan Barham was elected with almost 50 per cent of the vote.

In Ballina Shire, Phillip Silver has won the race to become the shire’s first popularly elected mayor.

In Richmond Valley, Col Sullivan, a former mayor, has won the vote and will replace Charlie Cox.

Full details are available at the NSW electorial Commission website.