Existing Councillor Godfrey Adamthwaite has drawn the top spot on the ballot paper for the Singleton Council by-election.
The poll will be held on Saturday July 30.
Residents forced back to the ballot box after a stuff up with the electronic voting system in the previous election in December last year.
A total of 13 people nominated for the nine vacancies on council.
Independent candidate Shane Feeney picked up second spot on the ballot paper followed by current Councillor Melinda McLachlan in third.
The last place on the ballot paper was drawn by Councillor Hollie Jenkins.