Media Releases

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

23 August, 2019
The electoral roll for the October 2019 Local Government elections closes at 5.00 pm Friday 30 August 2019. Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has urged Western Australians to ensure that their… read more

22 June, 2018
Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has issued a final reminder to Darling Range electors to make sure that they have their say in Saturday’s by-election.  ‘‘Already over 6000 electors have voted… read more

15 June, 2018
With a week still to go before Election Day, over 2400 electors have already voted in the Darling Range By-election.   “This reflects a continuation in the popularity of early voting for State… read more

01 June, 2018
As at the close of nominations today, a total of 11 candidates had nominated to contest the Darling Range by-election.    The candidates, in ballot paper order, are:   1… read more

28 May, 2018
Last chance to enrol With the electoral roll closing at 6.00 pm on Wednesday 30 May, Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has urged Darling Range residents to check their electoral enrolment. “If… read more