The official results of the State Election are expected to be declared later today, the distribution of preferences putting Independent Ali Cupper into the top position.
The Sunraysia Daily reports - Ms Cupper leads at 50.34% over former Nationals MP Peter Crisp, securing her place in parliament by a mere 254 votes.
Ali Cupper will be the first woman to represent Mildura in State Parliament.
The new MP will soon present a wish list for the region to Parliament, the management of Mildura Base Hospital in her sights.
The Victorian Electoral Commission is expected to officially declare the result today.
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