Media Releases

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

24 February, 2021
In-person early voting has commenced in the 2021 State Election, with 70 Early Voting Centres opening this morning across Western Australia. Electoral Commissioner Robert Kennedy said the increased… read more

09 February, 2021
The State Electoral Roll will close this Thursday (11 February) and people are being encouraged to check they’re correctly enrolled if their circumstances have changed since the last State Election… 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

19 January, 2021
With the 2021 State Election scheduled for Saturday 13 March, people are being encouraged to make sure they’re correctly enrolled. Electoral Commissioner Robert Kennedy said being correctly enrolled… 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

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