Local government ordinary elections are held on the third Saturday in October every two years.
Elections are held by postal vote using the ‘first past the post voting system’. This means the candidate with the highest number of votes wins.
The next local government ordinary elections were will be held on 16 October 2021. Key dates are as follows:
The results of the previous elections are available at www.elections.wa.gov.au
Details the role of the Mayor and Councillors.
Information on how you can enrol to vote.
Information on how to nominate as a candidate for Councillor in the 2021 ordinary election.
List of candidates running for Council in the 2021 local government election.
Information on the disclosure of electoral gift requirements and the register.
Information on how to lodge your vote in the 2021 ordinary election.