District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Supplementary election

Due to the passing of a member of the council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy of Area Councillor.

Timetable

Event Date
Roll close 5pm, Wednesday 31 July 2019
Opening of nominations Thursday 22 August 2019
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 5 September 2019
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Wednesday 18 September 2019 to Tuesday 24 September 2019
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Tuesday 8 October 2019
Scrutiny and count Wednesday 9 October 2019

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closed at 5pm on Wednesday 31 July 2019.

You can check if you are on the state electoral roll online on the Australian Electoral Commission's website. If you do not appear on the roll and are an Australian citizen aged 18 or over you should enrol immediately via the Australian Electoral Commission website.

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 Council to find out how on (08) 8676 0400 or visit District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula .

Nominating

Becoming a member of council is a great way to represent and help make a difference to your local community.

The nomination period for the vacancy of Area Councillor will open on Thursday 22 August 2019 and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 5 September 2019.

You can pick up a nomination kit from the Council Office, 32 Railway Terrace, Cummins, or the Branch Council Office, 38 Washington Street, Port Lincoln.

A candidate briefing session will be held at 6pm-7pm on Tuesday 27 August 2019 at the Port Lincoln Golf Club, Flinders Highway, Port Lincoln.

For interested candidates that may not be able to attend the briefing, Council staff will be available to provide information and answer any queries by appointment. Please call 8676 0400 to make a booking.

General information and resources about nominating for council is also available on our resources for council candidates webpage.


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