Only 24 people will contest the City of Ballarat council elections in October, that compares to 32 in Bendigo.
The Victorian Electoral Commission conducted a ballot draw in Ballarat yesterday afternoon to decide the listing order of the candidates.
Labor candidates fill the top two positions on the card on two of the three council wards.
Here are your council candidates in drawn order;
The VEC will send ballot packs via post in the first week of October with completed ballots to be returned by October 23. Voting is compulsory.