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Tasmanian electors can visit the Western Australian Electoral Commission office in Perth to cast their vote in the Legislative Council elections. Pre-poll (early) voting for the Tasmanian… read more

  UPDATE 3:30pm  Thanks to the efforts of the WA Electoral Commission’s delivery partner, the counting of ballot papers and declaration of results for the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley… read more

The WA Electoral Commission has released a public tender for telephone assisted voting.  Following the Western Australian Electoral Commission’s earlier Request for Information on Technology… read more

Are you eligible to vote in the South Australian Dunstan by-election or Tasmanian House of Assembly election? If you’re in Western Australia, you can cast your vote in these elections at the WA… read more

The WA Electoral Commission is conducting local government extraordinary elections (new elections). Learn more here: Local government elections | Western Australian Electoral Commission

Legislation applying to the registration of political parties requires a political party to lodge an application for registration by 5 February 2024, if they wish to use the party name on a ballot… read more

The WA Electoral Commission has relocated to level 2/66 St Georges Terrace, Perth.  Find us on the map here: 66 St Georges Terrace - Google Maps

The State government has amended the Electoral Act 1907, bringing in reforms to financial disclosure and other aspects of the electoral process. The amendments focus on the areas of political finance… read more

Final results for the 2023 local government elections have been published on the WA Electoral Commission website, following the declaration of results in the City of Swan. The Commission was… read more

Western Australia local government elections achieved a voter turnout rate of 31.6% of eligible community members. This is an increase on participation in past elections (30.2% in 2021 and 29.07% in… read more