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Registrations are now open for people wanting to work at the upcoming State Election.  At a State general election, the Commission employs casual staff to work at polling places across Western… read more

The Western Australian Electoral Commission’s annual report for the 2019-2020 financial year has been tabled in WA Parliament. See it here.

Elections in the local governments of Perth, Pt Hedland and Perenjori were held on Saturday 17 October.  The returning officers have made their declarations, results are now available here.

Electors in the local governments of Perth, Port Hedland and Perenjori are reminded that this Saturday, 17 October 2020, will be their last opportunity to have their say in who will represent them on… read more

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

Owing to current pandemic circumstances and recent changes to electoral laws in Queensland, the Queensland Electoral Commission has determined that eligible electors outside of that state who wish to… read more

This document outlines the Western Australian Electoral Commission's current and future state, as well as the strategies put in place to achieve this. See the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan here.

The candidate nomination period opens today, Thursday 3 September 2020, for elections at three local governments where Commissioners have been in place for varying periods. Elections for all… read more

This strategy document outlines the Western Australian Electoral Commission's broad aims and expectations in conducting the 2021 State General Election as well as key service level commitments and… read more

For a complete run down of the 90 local government ordinary elections managed by the Commission in 2019, check out the summary report. The report contains a wealth of comparative statistical… read more