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1Enrolment for the 2017 Local government elections is closing at 5.00 pm this Friday, 1 September. Electoral Commissioner David Kerslake has urged Western Australians to ensure that their electoral… read more

You can register your interest at Local Government Employment Opportunities. More information on terms and conditions for casual employment at the local government elections please refer to the LGE… read more

The Commission's formal report and statistics relating to the March 2017 State general election have been tabled in Parliament and can now be viewed 2017 State General Election - Election Report and … read more

For the 2017 local government ordinary elections the Commission has again published a stakeholder Service Charter. This important document outlines the service commitments and standards that… read more

All disclosure returns lodged for the 2017 State election are now available. For more information on funding and disclosure, please visit the Commission’s Funding and Disclosure page.

Western Australians who are eligible to vote in the forthcoming October local government ordinary elections are reminded that to be able to vote you must be on either: the State electoral roll for a… read more

The quarterly report on State electoral enrolment as at 30 June 2017 is now available. Visit the State enrolment reports page for previous quarterly reports.

The public funding figure has been updated for the 2017–2018 financial year to $1.889. As at 1 July 2017, the figure used to calculate the reimbursement of election funding has been adjusted (based… read more

2017 is an election year for local governments throughout Western Australia.  Election day is 21 October, although most of these ordinary elections will be conducted as postal ballots. While October… read more

Voting at State elections and referenda is compulsory for eligible electors. Over the coming days the Commission will be sending out Apparent Failure to Vote - Penalty Notices to electors who appear… read more