Scott Nash is a Liberal Councillor at Randwick City Council and Mayor of Randwick from September 2011 to present. Scott Nash lived in Malabar for first 26 years of his life and now resides in Randwick. Councillor Nash first became involved in local politics through the Malabar Precinct where he became Precinct Secretary.
Councillor Scott Nash (Liberal) was elected as Mayor of Randwick, along with Clr Bradley Hughes (The Greens ) on the 26th of September, as Deputy, both with a term to run until Sept 2012.
Councillor Nash & Hughes are from the West Ward of Randwick (Kensington & Kingsford area). They are young men in their 30's and represent a 'generation change' for Council, as they both were first elected to Council in 2004.
The division of voting from the 14 Councillors (Clr White, Labor South Ward was absent) broadly represented the 'power sharing' arrangement for these positions, pioneered for Randwick by The Greens in 2004 and largely adopted by the Liberals.
The other nomination for Mayor was Clr Bowen (Labor, East Ward) who recieved the votes of the 3 other Labor Councillors. In contrast, Clr Nash received the votes of 5 Liberals and 3 Greens, plus the support of non-affliated Clrs Procopiatis, Matthews & Andrews, a total of 11 votes.
For Deputy Mayor, a nomination was received from Clr Stevenson (Labor, Central ward) who was supported by the 3 other Labor Councillors, plus unaffiliated Clrs Andrews and Matthews and Clr Procopiatis. Clr Hughes received the support of his 2 Greens councillors, the 5 Liberal Councillors.