Media Releases

09 March, 2018
With a week still to go before Election Day, 1500 electors have already voted in the Cottesloe by-election. “This reflects a continuation in the popularity of early voting for State elections”,… read more

23 February, 2018
At 12.00 noon today, a total of seven candidates had nominated to contest the Cottesloe by-election. The candidates, in ballot paper order, are: 1 HONEY, David Liberal Party… read more

12 February, 2018
With the electoral roll closing at 6.00 pm on Wednesday 14 February, Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has urged Cottesloe residents to check their electoral enrolment. “If you have just turned… read more

06 February, 2018
The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly has issued a writ directing the Electoral Commissioner to proceed with a by-election in the district of Cottesloe following the resignation of the former… read more

23 October, 2017
Interest in Local Government elections in WA appears to be undergoing a resurgence of interest, judging by the increased participation rate in Saturday’s Local Government elections. The WAEC… read more

18 October, 2017
Electors who have yet to vote in the Local Government elections may still do so, but now need to drop their ballot material into their local council office. Ballot material mailed now is unlikely to… read more

16 October, 2017
Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has issued a final 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

29 September, 2017
The WA Electoral Commission has commenced distribution of a record number of postal voting packages for the upcoming local government elections. WA Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake said that… read more

13 September, 2017
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 139… read more

07 September, 2017
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