Ordinary Local Government Election 2017

Nominations have now closed.

CANDIDATES

Breaksea

Vancouver

HAMMOND, Raymond

MULCAHY, Nicolette

PILKINGTON, Luke

BENSON-LIDHOLM, Matt

DEMARTEAU, Tony

SLEEMAN, Tracy

 

 

Frederickstown

West

McBEATH, Graeme

DOWNES, Wayne

RATNIK, Peter

GOODE, Alison

GRIFFITHS, David

 

STEPHENS, Rebecca

Yakamia

BROWN, Vicki

OVERHEU, Tim

DOWLING, Carolyn

SUTTON, Robert

 

 

Kalgan

 

PRICE, Janelle

 

MONKS, Wayne

 

HORTIN, Alan

 

WEBSTER, Barry

 

DOUGHTY, Emma

 

Candidate Profiles:

Candidate Profile are available on the WA Electoral Commission Website: Candidate Profiles

Postal Voting Packages:

Postal Voting packages will be issued by the WA Electoral Commission:

  • Mail out of packages will commence on Friday 22  September 2017.
  • The count of ballots will be conducted on Saturday 21 October 2017, commencing at 6.00pm. There is no in person voting on this day, but you can lodge your ballot paper package from 8.00am to 6.00pm if you have not already done so.
  • If you have not received a ballot paper package, or you have lost or damaged your ballot paper, electoral officers will be available at the City of Albany, 102 North Road Yakamia to issue replacement packages from late September.
  • Local governments make many decisions that affect your community and it is vital that your views are taken into consideration. By voting at local elections, you can contribute to effective local government.
  • If you don't vote, you have no say in determining the person who represents you when making decisions in areas like local planning and development, recreation space and the upkeep of your community.
  • Voting at a local government election provides you with an opportunity to elect a person you believe can make the best contribution to your community by being a Mayor or Councillor in your area.

If you have questions or require further information, please contact the City's Council Liaison Officer. | Ph: (08) 6820 3076.

Ratepayers and residents of the City of Albany are entitled to vote in local government elections. You might need information about your voting entitlements if you:

  • Live in Albany and recently turned 18;
  • Own a business that owns or leases a property in Albany;
  • Own or lease a property in a ward other than the one in which you live;
  • Live outside Albany but own property and pay rates in the City of Albany.

CLOSE OF ENROLMENTS

If you are not on the State Electoral Roll, or if you have changed address, you must complete an enrolment form. Electoral enrolment forms are available from the City of Albany, all Post Offices ,all Australian Electoral Commission offices or the WA Electoral Commission. Enrolment forms must be completed and returned to the WA Electoral Commission no later than 5.00pm Friday, 1 September 2017.

For details of your voting entitlements and information on how to enrol, visit the WA Electoral Commission website through the link at the bottom of this page.

Enrolment Forms

  • Form 2 - Enrolment Eligibility Claim Form: Fill in this form if you own or occupy rateable property in a district or ward, but are not represented on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for that district or ward and want to be able to vote at local government elections for that district.
  • Form 2A - Application to register a nominee for a body corporate: Fill in this form if the body corporate: owns or occupies rateable property in a district or ward, but are not represented on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for that district or ward and wants to be able to vote at local government elections for that district.
  • Form 2B - Application to register a nominee for co-owners or occupiers: Fill in this form if the persons: own or occupy rateable property in a district or ward, but are not represented on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for that district or ward . Note: If a proposed nominee is on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for the district or ward, they are automatically enrolled to vote.
Download:
Form 2 - Enrolment Eligibility Claim Form (62KB) View File  OR   Download FileFill in this form if you own or occupy rateable property in a district or ward, but are not represented on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for that district or ward and want to be able to vote at local government elections for that district.
Download:
Form 2A - Application to register a nominee for a body corporate (57KB) View File  OR   Download FileFill in this form if the body corporate: owns or occupies rateable property in a district or ward, but are not represented on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for that district or ward and wants to be able to vote at local government elections for that district.
Download:
Form 2B - Application to register a nominee for co-owners or occupiers (57KB) View File  OR   Download FileFill in this form if the persons: own or occupy rateable property in a district or ward, but are not represented on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for that district or ward . Note: If a proposed nominee is on the residents roll (Western Australian Electoral Commission Roll) for the district or ward, they are automatically enrolled to vote.

The City of Albany runs each election by postal vote. All postal elections are managed by the Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC), which appoints a Returning Officer for each election.

Ordinary and extraordinary elections use the first past the post method of voting.

For more information on local government elections, please contact the Department of Local Government & Communities (DLGC) or the Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC):

Download:
Breaksea Ward Boundary Map 2015 (792KB) View File  OR   Download FileBreaksea Ward Boundary Map 2015
Download:
Frederickstown Ward Boundary Map 2015 (752KB) View File  OR   Download FileFrederickstown Ward Boundary Map 2015
Download:
Kalgan Ward Boundary Map 2015 (1MB) View File  OR   Download FileKalgan Ward Boundary Map 2015
Download:
Vancouver Ward Boundary Map 2015 (1MB) View File  OR   Download FileVancouver Ward Boundary Map 2015
Download:
West Ward Boundary Map 2015 (1MB) View File  OR   Download FileWest Ward Boundary Map 2015
Download:
Yakamia Ward Boundary Map 2015 (1MB) View File  OR   Download FileYakamia Ward Boundary Map 2015