10pm: The Examiner's election coverage will resume on Wednesday, with the race for Launceston set to unfold.
The Examiner Online will have full coverage of counting in the Local Government Elections for 2014 from 6pm tonight.
Ratepayers in Tasmania's 29 councils will have their say in the state's first ever all-in-all-out local government elections.
While, The Examiner will focus on the eight Northern Tasmanian municipalities, we will feature results from across the state.
CITY OF LAUNCESTON 9.30pm: All quiet of the Launceston front. No new results have been released in more than three hours.
CITY OF LAUNCESTON 6.30pm: With 20 per cent of the of the votes counted, incumbent Albert Van Zetten has the lead in the race for City of Launceston Mayor.
He has 46 per cent (2247) of the votes counted so far, followed by Hugh McKenzie (23%), Ted Sands (16.5%) and Darren Alexander (14.5%).
CITY OF LAUNCESTON 6.17pm: With 20 per cent of the City of Launceston deputy mayoral vote counted, incumbent aldermen Danny Gibson and Rob Soward are neck and neck with about 28 per cent of the vote each.
Jim Cox is third with 23 per cent of the vote so far.
MEANDER VALLEY 9.15pm: Leading the Meander Valley Council deputy mayor chase at 8.52pm was Michael Kelly with 40.71 per cent of the vote with 3040 first preferences, ahead of councilor Deborah White with 38.38 per cent of votes and 2866 first preferences
Top nine first preference votes for councilor, with 100 per cent of returns counted, were Cr Perkins, Mr Kelly, Rodney Youd, Cr White, Cr Connor, Cr Ian Mackenzie, Cr Rodney Synfield, Dawn Vallance, and Cr Bob Richardson.
MEANDER VALLEY 6.55pm: Early on, the race is close for the Deputy Mayor, with Michael Kelly with 40.01 per cent of the vote and Deborah White with 38.25 per cent.
MEANDER VALLEY 6.50pm: Meander Valley incumbent mayor Craig Perkins will retain his top position after coming through with a strong lead over other nominee and councillor Andrew Connor.
Cr Perkins said he believed incumbency played a large role in his success and looked forward to continuing on with ``business as usual''.
``You never take it for granted, incumbency is a big advantage and the council hasn't done too much wrong over the last few years - I'm just relieved, it was good to get an early result.''
Top nine votes for the council so far include, in order, Cr Perkins, Rodney Youd, Mr Kelly, Cr Deborah White, Cr Connor, Cr Ian Mackenzie, Cr Connor, Cr Rodney Synfield, Cr Bob Richardson and Tanya King.
MEANDER VALLEY 6.40pm: Craig Perkins will return as Mayor.
MEANDER VALLEY 6.15pm: Incumbent Mayor Craig Perkins has taken a lead over other Mayoral candidate Andrew Connor, with 71.8 per cent of the vote with 20 per cent of the votes counted.
Early on, the race is close for the Deputy Mayor, with Michael Kelly with 39.62 per cent of the vote and Deborah White with 39.04 per cent.
Cr Perkins is also leading the councillor vote.
Top nine votes for the council so far include, in order, Cr Perkins, Rodney Youd, Mr Kelly, Cr Connor, Cr White, Cr Ian Mackenzie, Cr Rodney Synfield, Tanya King and Cr Bob Richardson.
WEST TAMAR 8.22pm: Christina Holmdahl, Peter Kearney and Rick Shegog have been re-elected to the West Tamar Council.
Twenty per cent of the vote has been counted for the region.
Preliminary results have Joy Allen, Geoff Lyons, Tim Woinarski, Lynden Ferguson, Richard Ireland and Carol Bracken elected to the council.
WEST TAMAR 6.15pm: The four-way fight for Mayor is underway in the West Tamar electorate.
With 50 per cent of returns counted, incumbent Deputy Mayor Christina Holmdahl at 37.75 per cent, Rick Shegog on 35.36 per cent, Peter Kearney on 24.10 per cent and Mark Price 2.80 per cent.
Joy Allen is leading the race for Deputy Mayor at 51.48 per cent, ahead of Tim Woinarski and Sven Weiner.
NORTHERN MIDLANDS 8.58pm: Northern Midlands incumbent deputy mayor David Downie looks to become the region's 2014-18 mayor.
Cr Downie sits at 62.21 per cent with 3591 votes, easily ahead of mayoral candidate Dick Adams who was at 37.79 per cent, reaching 2181 votes at the 100 per cent vote count.
Incumbent councilor Richard Goss leads the priority voting in the deputy mayor chase at 34.66 per cent with 2001 votes, ahead of next closest candidate Janet Lambert with 26.78 per cent and 1546 votes.
NORTHERN MIDLANDS 8.51pm: A total of 5858 votes have so been tallied for the overall council count for Northern Midlands, completing the entirety of submissions for the region.
Candidates with highest votes in order are Cr Downie, Mr Adams, Cr Goss, Cr Lambert, former House of Assembly speaker Michael Polley, and councilors Mary Knowles and Andrew Calvert, Leisa Gordon, Ian Goninon and Vanessa Thirkell-Johnston.
All candidates except Vanessa Thirkell-Johnston are so far looking likely for the nine out of 10 positions.
NORTHERN MIDLANDS 6.23pm: Northern Midlands deputy mayor David Downie has come out as favourite for the new council's mayoral position in the first 50 per cent of votes counted - striking 23.42 per cent popularity above competitor Dick Adams.
Cr Downie sits at 61.71 per cent with 1821 first preference votes above Mr Adams's 38.29 per cent with 1130 votes.
Counts are neck-and-neck for deputy mayor on first preference votes between councilors Richard Goss and Janet Lambert.
Cr Goss is so far ahead with 33.27 per cent of the vote, at 984, against Cr Lambert's 27.48 per cent with 813 votes.
A total of 3000 votes have so far been tallied for the overall council count. Cr Downie, Mr Adams, Cr Goss, Cr Lambert, former House of Assembly speaker Michael Polley, and councilors Mary Knowles and Andrew Calvert, Ian Goninon and Leisa Gordon are so far leading the count as the next likely council.
BREAK O'DAY 6.37pm: The first lot of deputy mayor and councillor votes have been tallied.
John McGiveron is the favourite for deputy mayor of Break O'Day as of 5.46pm.
He leads Barry Le Fevre, in second, by 171 votes.
Of this year's newcomers to the Break O'Day election councillor race, John Tucker is the standout with 91 votes.
BREAK O'DAY 6pm: With 50 per cent of the votes counted, Mick Tucker leads the race for mayor in Break O'Day.
As of 5.22pm, Cr Tucker leads fellow candidates Hannah Rubenach, Glenn McGuinness and Timothy Warren by almost 300 votes.
Cr Tucker is on 746 votes.
Current deputy mayor Cr Rubenach is currently placed second with 456.
DORSET 8.43pm: Lawrence Archer has been excluded in the race for Dorset Council deputy mayor.
Dale Jessup remains in the lead for deputy mayor with 29.41 per cent of the vote.
DORSET 7.28pm: Dorset Council has already released a possible election result, with just 20 per cent of the votes tallied.
Shaun Moore, Dale Jessup, Maxwell Arthur Hall, Greg Howard, Steven Arnold, Sheryl Martin, Leon Stanley Quilliam and Mary Schramm join Barry Jarvis as possible councillors.
DORSET 7.24pm: With approximately 100 per cent of the votes counted, Dale Jessup is the frontrunner for deputy mayor of Dorset.
Mr Jessup 25.97 per cent of the vote.
DORSET 6.17pm: In the race for deputy mayor in Dorset, it is a two-horse race between Greg Howard and Dale Jessup at the top, as of 5.29pm.
With 50 per cent of the votes counted, Mr Jessup leads Mr Howard by just 15 votes.
Maxwell Arthur Hall is third with 324 votes.
GEORGE TOWN 7.26pm: Heather Barwick appears to have taken the role of deputy mayor.
The incumbent received 27.87 per cent of first preference votes.
Preferences are now being distributed.
GEORGE TOWN 6.29pm: Long-serving George Town councillor Heather Barwick is leading the race for deputy mayor in the region.
Of about half of the first preference votes counted, Cr Barwick holds almost 30 per cent.
Cr Barwick is followed by newcomer Tim Harris, on 18.73 per cent, and Peter Parkes on 16.51 per cent.
The remainder of the votes have gone to Cr Dean Gibbons (13.34 per cent), Cr Tim Parish (11.73 per cent) and Cr Stephen Geale (9.91 per cent).
GLAMORGAN-SPRING BAY 9.17pm: Michael Kent has overtaken Bertrand Cadart as the favourite for Glamorgan Spring Bay mayor.
As of 9.02pm, Michael Kent has 1589 first preference votes.
Cr Cadart has 1510.
GLAMORGAN-SPRING BAY 8.13pm: Cr Cadart looks set to retain his title of Glamorgan Spring Bay Mayor.
With approximately 100 per cent of the vote tallied, Cr Cadart leads the pack with 38 per cent of the vote.
GLAMORGAN-SPRING BAY 7.34pm: Cheryl Arnol has romped home in the race for deputy mayor with approximately 100 per cent of the vote counter.
She currently holds more than 44 per cent of the total tally.
GLAMORGAN-SPRING BAY 7.14pm: Cr Cadart, Michael Kent and Greg Raspin are at the top of the pile, in that order, in the running for councillor.
GLAMORGAN-SPRING BAY 6.26pm: Current mayor Bertrand Cadart leads the pack in the race for Glamorgan Spring Bay mayor.
Cr Cadart is 37.17 per cent ahead of his fellow candidates, as of 6pm, with 50 per cent of votes counted.
Michael Kent is in second with 517 votes.
In the running for deputy mayor, Cheryl Arnol has a huge lead, with 44.45 per cent of the tally.
Next is Jenny Woods with 326 votes.