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2017 has been a big year for the Commission with both the March State general election and the October local government ordinary elections breaking all sorts of records. In addition, the Commission… read more

Queensland State General Election The Commission will provide pre-poll voting services for electors voting in the Queensland State General Election. Electors can visit the Commission at Level 2,… read more

Victorian State By-election in District of Northcote The Commission will provide early voting services for electors voting in the Victorian By-election for the District of Northcote. Electors can… read more

The results of all contested ballots for the 89 local governments where elections were conducted by the WA Electoral Commission were declared on Saturday night. Record numbers were set at these… read more

Final results in the local government elections being run by the WAEC have been entered for the night. This year’s elections have been characterised by a significant improvement in participation… read more

Final results for Local government elections have started to come in. They will be updated progressively, so stay tuned for your Local council results. Visit our 2017 Local government elections page… read more

It is now too late to post your ballot papers for them to be received at the WAEC by 6.00pm Saturday 21 October. You can still take them to your local council or polling place before 6.00pm Saturday… read more

Victorian State By-election in District of Northcote The Commission will provide early voting services for electors voting in the Victorian By-election for the District of Northcote. Electors can… read more

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

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