2018 Cottesloe by-election

The writ for the Cottesloe by-election was issued on Tuesday 6 February 2018. View a copy of the writ.

For information on important dates, view the by-election timeline.

Early Voting (by post)

Application forms for an early vote (by post) can be completed electronically on our website. Visit the Postal Vote Application page for more information. Applications for early voting (by post) close at 6pm on Wednesday, 14 March 2018.

Nominating as a candidate

Intending independent candidates may apply for a nomination pack from the Returning Officer, David Payne, on mobile 0419 773 701 (9am-5pm).

Nomination forms must be lodged with the Returning Officer no later than 12 noon on Friday, 23 February 2018.

Registered parties may lodge nomination forms with the Electoral Commissioner no later than 12 noon on Thursday, 22 February 2018.

Returning Officer Details

Mr David Payne
0419 773 701
9214 0459


View the Cottesloe By-election Media Release.