Adelaide Plains Council

Supplementary elections

Supplementary elections may occur when a position becomes vacant within a Council. A vacancy can occur due to death, illness, resignation, or any other circumstances outlined in section 54(1) of the Local Government Act 1999 External link.

Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election will be necessary to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Lewiston Ward. The timetable for this election is available below. For more information, visit the Council's website:

Adelaide Plains Council External link

Event Date
Roll Close 5.00pm on Monday 31 July 2017
Opening of nominations Thursday 24 August 2017
Close of nominations 12 noon on Thursday 7 September 2017
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 19 September 2017 to Monday 25 September 2017
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon on Monday 9 October 2017

Nominations received

At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 7 September 2017 the following people were accepted as candidates and are listed in the order in which they will appear on the ballot paper.

Councillor for Lewiston Ward - 1 Vacancy

PANELLA, Margherita

Postal voting

The election will be conducted by post. Ballot papers and pre-paid envelopes for each voting entitlement will be posted between Tuesday 19 September 2017 to Monday 25 September 2017 to every person, or designated person of a body corporate or group listed on the voters roll at roll close on Monday 31 July 2017. Voting is voluntary.

A person who has not received voting material by Monday 25 September 2017 and believes they are entitled to vote should contact the Deputy Returning Officer on 08 7424 7453.

Completed voting material must be returned to reach the Returning Officer no later than 12 noon on Monday 9 October 2017.

Ballot boxes will be provided at the Council’s Principal Office External link, 2a Wasleys Road, Mallala, and the Two Wells Service Centre, Old Port Wakefield Road, Two Wells for electors wishing to hand deliver their completed voting material during office hours.

Vote counting location

The scrutiny and counting of votes will take place at the Mallala Council Chambers, Redbanks Road, Mallala as soon as practicable after 12 noon on Monday 9 October 2017. A provisional declaration will be made at the conclusion of the election count.

Campaign Donations Return

All candidates must forward a Campaign Donations Return to the Council Chief Executive Officer within 30 days after the conclusion of the election.