Ballot boxes at Lismore Public School during voting in the NSW State election.
Ballot boxes at Lismore Public School during voting in the NSW State election. Cathy Adams

How did your town vote at the state election?

AS COUNTING continues to determine who will win the seats of Lismore and Ballina in the NSW election, initial results show the breakdown of how each area voted.

While the winner of each electorate will be reliant on preferences to win the seat outright, counting has revealed where first preference votes for each candidate came from across the region.

In Lismore, Nationals candidate Austin Curtin got the highest amount of primary votes with 17,344 voters (39.94 per cent) favouring retiring Lismore MP Thomas George's successor.

Coming in second place on first preferences was Country Labor candidate Janelle Saffin with 11,150 votes (25.68 per cent) and just trailing behind her was Greens candidate Sue Higginson with 10,548 votes (24.29 per cent).

Meanwhile in Ballina, Nationals candidate Ben Franklin came out in front receiving 17,029 votes (37.48 per cent), while incumbent Greens MP Tamara Smith got 14,244 votes (31.35 per cent) and Country Labor's candidate ended up with 11,439 votes (25.17 per cent).

Find out how your area voted:

Lismore electorate

Bexhill Hall

  • Nationals - 248
  • Labor - 133
  • Greens - 143

Bonalbo Hall

  • Nationals - 175
  • Labor - 95
  • Greens - 38

Caniaba Public

  • Nationals -197
  • Labor - 88
  • Greens - 49

Cawongla Pre-School

  • Nationals - 51
  • Labor - 60
  • Greens - 214

Chillingham Hall

  • Nationals - 110
  • Labor - 48
  • Greens - 75

Clunes Public

  • Nationals - 87
  • Labor - 78
  • Greens - 159

Crystal Crk Public

  • Nationals - 155
  • Labor - 78
  • Greens - 62

Drake Hall

  • Nationals - 38
  • Labor - 58
  • Greens - 62

Dungay Public

  • Nationals - 128
  • Labor - 47
  • Greens - 85

Dunoon Public

  • Nationals - 116
  • Labor - 133
  • Greens - 214

Eltham Public

  • Nationals - 122
  • Labor - 81
  • Greens - 91

Goolmangar Arts Hall

  • Nationals - 197
  • Labor - 105
  • Greens - 168

Goonellabah Comm. Cntr

  • Nationals - 766
  • Labor - 611
  • Greens - 280

Goonellabah Public

  • Nationals - 708
  • Labor - 614
  • Greens - 277

Jiggi Public

  • Nationals - 27
  • Labor - 35
  • Greens - 87

Jubullum LALC

  • Nationals - 1
  • Labor - 8
  • Greens - 1

Kyogle Hall

  • Nationals - 502
  • Labor - 279
  • Greens - 195

Legume Hall

  • Nationals - 84
  • Labor - 9
  • Greens - 4

Lismore Heights Public

  • Nationals - 318
  • Labor - 282
  • Greens - 272

Lismore High

  • Nationals - 550
  • Labor - 498
  • Greens - 399

Lismore Public

  • Nationals - 237
  • Labor - 221
  • Greens - 212

Lismore Sth Public

  • Nationals - 497
  • Labor - 330
  • Greens - 281

Liston Hall

  • Nationals - 80
  • Labor - 22
  • Greens - 14

Mallanganee Hall

  • Nationals - 68
  • Labor - 31
  • Greens - 19

Modanville Public

  • Nationals - 157
  • Labor - 79
  • Greens - 78

Murwillumbah Autumn Club

  • Nationals - 457
  • Labor - 399
  • Greens - 463

Nimbin School

  • Nationals - 52
  • Labor - 130
  • Greens - 621

Richmond River High

  • Nationals - 151
  • Labor - 112
  • Greens - 123

Rosebank Public

  • Nationals - 28
  • Labor - 60
  • Greens - 130

St Josephs Sth Murwillumbah

  • Nationals - 250
  • Labor - 149
  • Greens - 147

St Pauls Lismore

  • Nationals - 521
  • Labor - 437
  • Greens - 495

Stokers Siding Public

  • Nationals - 110
  • Labor - 79
  • Greens - 91

Tabulam Public

  • Nationals - 67
  • Labor - 64
  • Greens - 36

Tenterfield Mem. Hall

  • Nationals - 584
  • Labor - 189
  • Greens - 97

The Channon Hall

  • Nationals - 37
  • Labor - 46
  • Greens - 221

Tregeagle Public

  • Nationals - 300
  • Labor - 119
  • Greens - 79

Trinity Cllg- St Marys Site Lismore

  • Nationals - 192
  • Labor - 156
  • Greens - 174

Tyalgum Public

  • Nationals - 191
  • Labor - 108
  • Greens - 136

Uki Public

  • Nationals - 182
  • Labor - 174
  • Greens - 445

Urbenville Public

  • Nationals - 74
  • Labor - 34
  • Greens - 19

Wiangaree Hall

  • Nationals - 115
  • Labor - 42
  • Greens - 47

Wollumbin High

  • Nationals - 398
  • Labor - 237
  • Greens - 177

Woodenbong School

  • Nationals - 177
  • Labor - 62
  • Greens - 22

Wyrallah Public

  • Nationals - 200
  • Labor - 110
  • Greens - 68

Ballina electorate

Alstonville High

  • Labor - 433
  • Greens - 488
  • Nationals - 858

Ballina Community Centre

  • Labor - 429
  • Greens - 361
  • Nationals - 649

Ballina High

  • Labor - 575
  • Greens - 428
  • Nationals - 684

Ballina Hospital

  • Labor - 153
  • Greens - 117
  • Nationals - 211

Bangalow Public

  • Labor - 417
  • Greens - 546
  • Nationals - 381

Billi Lids LDC Centre

  • Labor - 170
  • Greens - 291
  • Nationals - 164

Brunswick Heads Memorial Hall

  • Labor - 377
  • Greens - 668
  • Nationals - 265

Byron Bay High

  • Labor - 211
  • Greens - 338
  • Nationals - 165

Byron Bay Public

  • Labor - 379
  • Greens - 726
  • Nationals - 307

Coorabell Hall

  • Labor - 60
  • Greens - 132
  • Nationals - 54

Durrumbul Public

  • Labor - 47
  • Greens - 101
  • Nationals - 25

Emmanuel Ang. Cllg

  • Labor - 193
  • Greens - 131
  • Nationals - 428

Empire Vale Public

  • Labor - 31
  • Greens - 44
  • Nationals - 91

Federal Hall

  • Labor - 104
  • Greens - 282
  • Nationals - 106

Fernleigh Public

  • Labor - 55
  • Greens - 111
  • Nationals - 89

Lennox Head Public

  • Labor - 610
  • Greens - 803
  • Nationals - 916

Meerschaum Vale Hall

  • Labor - 39
  • Greens - 94
  • Nationals - 98

Newrybar Public

  • Labor - 95
  • Greens - 138
  • Nationals - 152

Ocean Shores Comm. Cntr

  • Labor - 628
  • Greens - 877
  • Nationals - 436

Rous Public

  • Labor - 94
  • Greens - 93
  • Nationals - 287

Southern Cross School

  • Labor - 250
  • Greens - 259
  • Nationals - 526

St Johns MPC

  • Labor - 337
  • Greens - 974
  • Nationals - 306

Suffolk Park Hall

  • Labor - 288
  • Greens - 497
  • Nationals - 187

Tintenbar Public

  • Labor - 90
  • Greens - 151
  • Nationals - 257

Wardell Hall

  • Labor - 154
  • Greens - 87
  • Nationals - 229

Wilsons Crk Hall

  • Labor - 16
  • Greens - 95
  • Nationals - 3

Wollongbar Public

  • Labor - 392
  • Greens - 342
  • Nationals - 845