Media Releases

29 December, 2021
Annual returns for the 2020–2021 financial year can now be viewed on the Electoral Commission’s website.  The disclosure of political donations is an important legislative requirement, enabling the… read more

04 October, 2021
The last of local government voting packages should have been delivered into letter and post office boxes by now across the State. More than 1.6 million packages have been sent out by the WA… read more

10 September, 2021
Find out who is standing or who has already been elected Nominations for the 2021 local government biennial ordinary elections closed yesterday, Thursday 9 September at 4.00pm. The Western… read more

03 September, 2021
Nominations for 2021 local government elections have opened today - 2 September 2021. Community members interested in joining their local government council have one week to nominate – with the… read more

25 February, 2021
All candidates for the State general election 2021 Dear candidate As you will be aware the WA Electoral Commission has expanded early voting centre locations across the State for the State general… read more

03 February, 2021
The WA State Election has been formally instigated with the issuing of the election writs by the State Governor. The writs are official legal documents authorising an election to be held for… read more

29 December, 2020
Annual returns for the 2019–2020 financial year can now be viewed on the Funding and Disclosure page of the Electoral Commission’s website. See them here. The disclosure of political donations is an… read more