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In-person early voting has commenced in the 2021 State Election, with 70 Early Voting Centres opening this morning across Western Australia. Electoral Commissioner Robert Kennedy said the increased… read more

Nominations for the March 2021 State general election have closed and ballot papers are now being prepared for early and postal voting. See the full news article here.

Nominations for the March 2021 State general election have closed and ballot papers are now being prepared for early and postal voting. There are 19 political parties and a total of 788 candidates… read more

The State Electoral Roll will close this Thursday (11 February) and people are being encouraged to check they’re correctly enrolled if their circumstances have changed since the last State Election… read more

The State Electoral Roll will close this Thursday (11 February) and people are being encouraged to check they’re correctly enrolled if their circumstances have changed since the last State Election… read more

The WA Electoral Commission is committed to using modern communication methods to engage with electors. For the 2021 State General Election the Commission is using email and SMS communications to… read more

Some electors have contacted the Commission having received postal vote applications and reply-paid envelopes from political parties in the mail.  See the full news article here.

Some electors have contacted the Commission having received postal vote applications and reply-paid envelopes from political parties in the mail.  If you use a postal vote application received from… read more

The WA Electoral Commission is committed to using modern communication methods to engage with electors. For the 2021 State General Election the Commission is using email and SMS communications to… read more

The WA State Election has been formally instigated with the issuing of the election writs by the State Governor. The writs are official legal documents authorising an election to be held for… read more