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The Western Australian Electoral Commission will conduct early voting at 111 St Georges Terrace for the ACT Election. Electors can vote from 8:30am to 4:30pm on business days Tuesday 29 September to… read more

Early Voting for enrolled electors Early voting is available, on business days, at the Western Australian Electoral Commission from 8.30am Wednesday 30 September 2020 to 4.30pm Thursday 15 October… 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

The public funding figure has been updated for the 2020–2021 financial year to $1.96699. As at 1 July 2020, the figure used to calculate the reimbursement of election funding has been adjusted (… read more

The next State General Election is scheduled to be held on Saturday 13 March 2021.  The WA Electoral Commission is currently planning for the event. At the same time the Commission is monitoring… read more

The next State general election is planned for Saturday 13 March 2021. This will be the third State election since amendments to the Electoral Act 1907 in 2011, which fixed general elections for… read more