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Nominations for the 17 March by-election for the State electoral district of Cottesloe closed today at 12.00 noon. A total of seven candidates nominated, four representing a political party and three… read more

To register your interest to work at the Cottesloe by-election on 17 March 2018, please visit our current employment opportunities and complete your profile. Terms and conditions of casual… read more

The Commission will provide pre-poll voting services for electors voting in the South Australian State General Election. Electors can visit the Commission at Level 2, 111 St Georges Terrace, Perth,… read more

The Commission will provide pre-poll voting facilities for electors voting in the Tasmanian House of Assembly Elections. Electors can visit the Commission at Level 2, 111 St Georges Terrace, Perth,… read more

The writ for the Cottesloe by-election was issued on Tuesday 6 February 2018. View the by-election timeline. View a copy of the writ. View the Cottesloe By-election Media Release. Postal Voting… read more

The Commission is presently running three local government elections – extraordinary elections for single vacancies in the Town of Mosman Park (South Ward) and the Shire of Irwin, and a fresh… read more

Our staff at the Electoral Education Centre in Perth, in conjunction with the Constitutional Centre and Australia Day Council WA, have been busy planning and running civics and citizenship workshops… read more

Returns lodged by registered political parties and associated entities for the 2016-2017 financial year can be reviewed on the Annual Returns page.

An order made earlier today in the Fremantle Magistrates Court, sitting as a Court of Disputed Returns, will mean that a fresh election is to be held to elect a Councillor in the City’s South Ward.… read more

2017 has been a big year for the Commission with both the March State general election and the October local government ordinary elections breaking all sorts of records. In addition, the Commission… read more