District Council of Mount Remarkable - Councillor Willochra Ward

Due to the resignation of a member of council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy for Councillor for Willochra Ward.

 

Timetable

Event Date
Roll close 5pm, Monday 30 September 2019
Opening of nominations Thursday 24 October 2019
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 7 November 2019
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 19 November 2019 to Monday 25 November 2019
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 9 December 2019
Scrutiny and Count 1.30pm, Tuesday 10 December 2019

Nominations received

View a draw for the order on the ballot paper (7 November)

At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 7 November 2019 the following people were accepted as candidates and are listed in the order in which they will appear on the ballot paper.

MORGAN, Ed

PRESTRIDGE, Greg

 

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closed at 5pm on Monday 30 September 2019.

You can check if you are on the state electoral roll online on the Australian Electoral Commission's website (external link). 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 (external link).

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 or are a resident non-Australian citizen.  Contact the Council to find out how on 8666 2014 or visit the District Council of Mount Remarkable (external link).

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 Councillor for Willochra Ward opened on Thursday 24 October 2019 and will close at 12 noon Thursday 7 November 2019.

If you are interested in nominating, nomination kits will be available from the Council Office, 3 Stuart Street, Melrose.

A candidate briefing session will be held at 6pm, Monday 28 October 2019 at the Council Office.

For more information about nominating, contact the District Council of Mt Remarkable on 08 8666 2014 or visit the council's website (external link).

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

Mail out of voting material

Voting material will be mailed to electors between Tuesday 19 November 2019 and Monday 25 November 2019. To be accepted, ballot papers must be completed and returned no later than 12 noon, Monday 9 December 2019.

A ballot box will be located at the Council Office for electors who wish to personally deliver their completed voting material during office hours.

 


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