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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 today and tomorrow.… 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

Tasmanian Legislative Council By-election 2017 – Division of Pembroke The Commission will provide early voting services for electors voting in the Tasmanian Legislative Council Election for the… read more

New South Wales State By-elections 2017 – Blacktown, Cootamundra and Murray Early voting using iVote® for electors in the 2017 New South Wales State by-elections is now open, and will continue to… read more

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

The names of all candidates contesting each local government election being conducted by the Western Australian Electoral Commission are available here. This includes the names of the 46 candidates… read more

Nominations for the 2017 Local government ordinary elections have now closed. Returning officers have taken nominations from a record total of 1,146 candidates for the 450 vacancies up for election… read more

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