Alexandrina 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 is necessary to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Angas Bremer Ward. For more information, visit the Council's website:

Alexandrina Council External link


Event Date 
Roll close 5.00pm on Thursday 31 August 2017
Opening of nominations Thursday 28 September 2017
Nominations close 12 noon on Thursday 12 October 2017
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 24 October 2017 to Monday 30 October 2017
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon Monday 13 November 2017

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closes at 5.00pm on Thursday 31 August 2017.

You are entitled to vote in the election if you are on the State electoral roll. If you have recently turned 18 or changed your residential or postal address you must complete an electoral enrolment form that is available from the Electoral Commission SA or a post office.

If you are not eligible to enrol on the State electoral roll you may still be entitled to enrol to vote if you own or occupy a property. Contact the Alexandrina Council External link to find out how.

Nominations to fill the vacancy open on Thursday 28 September 2017 and close at 12 noon on Thursday 12 October 2017.

The election is conducted entirely by post with ballot materials to reach the Returning Officer by 12 noon Monday 13 November 2017.