Media Releases

18 October, 2017
Electors who have yet to vote in the Local Government elections may still do so, but now need to drop their ballot material into their local council office. Ballot material mailed now is unlikely to… read more

16 October, 2017
Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has issued a final reminder to Western Australians to make sure they cast their vote in the Local Government elections. ‘Councils make a wide range of important… read more

29 September, 2017
The WA Electoral Commission has commenced distribution of a record number of postal voting packages for the upcoming local government elections. WA Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake said that… read more

13 September, 2017
With the deadline for nominations fast approaching, Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has urged Western Australians to consider nominating for election to their local council. Electors in 139… read more

07 September, 2017
With nominations having opened for the forthcoming Local Government elections, Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake is urging Western Australians to consider standing for their local council. “The… read more

28 August, 2017
The electoral roll for the October Local Government election closes at 5.00 pm this Friday 1 September. Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has urged Western Australians to ensure that their… read more

22 March, 2017
This media alert is to update interested parties on the count progress. Counting of votes in the State general election is nearing completion.  Updated results are available at www.elections.wa.gov.… read more

14 March, 2017
This media alert is to update interested media on vote counting arrangements over the coming days.  Members of the media are welcome to film counting at our central count centre at 30 Beaufort Street… read more

10 March, 2017
Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has issued a last reminder to Western Australians to make sure they have their say in the State general election. As at the official close of rolls 1,593,000… read more

09 March, 2017
Western Australians are reminded that early voting for the 2017 State general election closes at 6.00 pm tomorrow (Friday 10 March). For the first time, no specific reason is required to vote early,… read more