Media Releases

13 February, 2017
The Western Australian Electoral Commission has reported a record level of participation for the upcoming State election.  “Even before the starter’s gun sounded, we had a record 16 registered… read more

08 February, 2017
Last chance to enrol With the electoral roll closing at 6.00 pm tomorrow (Thursday 9 February), Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake is urging Western Australians to ensure that their electoral… read more

03 February, 2017
The starter’s gun has been fired. The 2017 State general election is well and truly up and running. Candidate nominations are now open and close at 12.00 noon Friday 10 February. Electoral… read more

02 February, 2017
The starter’s gun has been fired.  The 2017 State general election is officially up and running. With the issue of the writs, candidate nominations for both Houses of Parliament are now open and… read more

10 January, 2017
With the State election fast approaching, the Western Australian Electoral Commission’s enrolment drive is now in full swing. Already the number of enrolled Western Australians has topped the 1.6… read more

30 September, 2016
The Western Australian Electoral Commission’s annual report for the 2015-2016 financial year has been tabled in WA Parliament. The report highlights: Elections conducted during the year. The… read more