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WAEC co-hosts candidate Info Sessions with various councils. The Info Sessions cover everything candidates need to know from how to nominate to the disclosure of electoral gifts. We recommend any… read more

The Local Government Minister today launched the Vocal Local campaign, calling on people to consider standing for election With just 100 days until the Western Australian local government elections… read more

The public funding figure has been updated for the 2021–2022 financial year to $1.986053.   As at 1 July 2021, the figure used to calculate the reimbursement of election funding has been adjusted (… read more

The State election was on 13 March 2021. The Commission will be sending out notices on 2 July 2021 to those electors who appear not to have voted, seeking their reason for not voting or requesting… read more

The Government has Commissioned a Ministerial Expert Committee to review and report on the WA Electoral system for the election of Western Australian the Legislative Council.  The Ministerial Expert… read more

The return of the election writ to the State Governor today marks the formal and legal closure of the 2021 Western Australian State Election. There are 36 new Members of the State Parliament. The… read more

The Western Australian Electoral Commission will be providing pre-poll voting services for Tasmanian electors for the Tasmanian State election and Legislative Council elections (divisions of Derwent… read more

The counting and verification of votes for all the six Legislative Council regions has now been finalised. The Returning Officers for the three Perth metropolitan regions initiated the CountWA… read more

The counting and verification of votes for the three country Legislative Council regions was finalised on Thursday 1 April, with the respective Returning officers triggering the CountWA vote counting… read more

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