Media Releases

07 October, 2020
Electors in the local governments of Perth, Port Hedland and Perenjori are reminded that they can vote for council positions in elections to be held on 17 October 2020.   To make your vote count,… read more

30 December, 2019
Annual returns by political parties and their associated entities for the 2018–2019 financial year can now be viewed on the Western Australian Electoral Commission’s website.  The disclosure of… read more

19 October, 2019
The Electoral Commission has advised that the counting of results has concluded for the evening.  Results that have been declared are available on the Commission’s website at https://www.elections.wa… read more

18 October, 2019
Acting Electoral Commissioner Chris Avent has reminded electors that there is still time to vote in the 2019 local government elections.  Electors who have yet to vote can still do so, by dropping… read more

14 October, 2019
With only days to go in the 2019 local government elections, the Western Australian Acting Electoral Commissioner is urging those electors who have yet to return their postal voting package to act… read more

08 October, 2019
Acting Electoral Commissioner Chris Avent has issued a reminder to Western Australians to make sure they cast their vote in the Local Government elections. ‘‘Councils make a wide range of important… read more

25 September, 2019
The WA Electoral Commission has commenced distribution of postal voting packages for the upcoming local government elections. Acting WA Electoral Commissioner Chris Avent said that voting packages… read more

09 September, 2019
With the deadline for nominations fast approaching, Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has urged Western Australians to consider nominating for election to their local council. Electors in local… read more

05 September, 2019
With nominations having opened for the forthcoming Local Government elections, Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake is urging Western Australians to consider standing for their local council. “The… read more

28 August, 2019
The Western Australian Electoral Commission is conducting elections for 90 councils.  A list of those councils is available at Media enquiries All… read more