Kevin South maintains his slight lead in the race for Katherine Mayor as the vote counting draws to a close.
As of Thursday at 1.08pm, Mr South was just ahead of incumbent Mayor Lis Clark with 1166 and 1061 primary votes respectively.
It comes just days before the election result is officially declared on Monday September 13.
Ben Herdon is coming third in the race for Mayor with 658 primary votes.
As for the six Councillor positions, Kym Henderson maintains her lead with 651 primary votes as of September 8 at 3.30pm.
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Jeremy Trembath and Maddy Bower are exactly tied for the second highest number of primary votes with 434 each.
Ben Herdon is coming third with 348 primary votes, followed by Amanda Kingdon with 185 votes and Joachim Buckerfield with 182 votes.
The count remains tight, with only a few primary votes separating a number of other candidates vying for positions.
Postal votes were still being accepted by the NT Electoral Commission until noon on Friday.
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