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The Commission is presently conducting a number of extraordinary postal elections for local governments in both regional WA and the Perth metro area. A number of circumstances can result in an… read more

Annual returns by political parties and their associated entities for the 2018-2019 financial year are now available to view. The annual returns can be accessed from the "Funding and Disclosure"… read more

The Commission will be closed from 2.00 pm Tuesday 24 December 2019 and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020.  We would like to wish everyone a safe, happy and relaxed holiday period and look… read more

A notice relating to the final boundaries that will apply from the 2021 State general election has been gazetted. The Distribution Commissioners’ final report and all maps can be accessed at www.… read more

The Commission staff at our Electoral Education Centre are having another busy year. As well as hosting excursions and visiting schools to provide electoral education to over 36,000 people so far… read more

The results of all Local Government elections (both those run by the Commission and by some Shires themselves) were published over four pages in The West Australian today. Some Extraordinary… read more

The results of all 90 local government elections conducted by the WA Electoral Commission have been declared. There were a number of close counts which required recounts to be conducted and… read more

Returning Officers across WA have now completed the 2019 Local Government election counts. Results can be found here. The counting of Councillor ballot papers for the City of Greater Geraldton will… read more

79 Electoral Commission Returning Officers across Western Australia are now conducting ballot paper counts for the various mayoral & ward elections or referenda counts in the 2019 Local… read more

The Commission has received its last delivery of voting packs from Australia Post this morning. If you still have your voting pack and want to have your say in your Local Government elections take… read more