Council Elections

Extraordinary Election to be held on 17 January 2020.

Shire of Pingelly

Extraordinary Election

Friday 17 January 2020

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Local Government Extraordinary Elections

Friday 17 January 2020

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are called for the Local Government Extraordinary Election to be held on Friday 17 January 2020 to fill a vacancy for the Shire of Pingelly.

Nomination Time and Place

  • Nominations for all vacancies open on Wednesday, 4 December 2019
  • Nominations must be lodged by 4.00pm, Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer at any time during the above period at the Shire of Pingelly, 17 Queen Street, Pingelly.

Nomination Requirements

Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:

  • a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed.
  • a single A4 page profile containing not more than 150 words.
  • a nomination deposit of $80.

To nominate, every individual must complete the mandatory online candidate induction module available via the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries website at www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates in the elections listed below can be obtained by contacting your Local Government office.

 

 

SHIRE OF PINGELLY

17 Queen Street, Pingelly 6308

RETURNING OFFICER: Julie Burton

TEL: 9887 1066 EMAIL: admin@pingelly.wa.gov.au

NOMINATION PLACE: 17 Queen Street, Pingelly 6308

OFFICES VACANT AND TERMS OF OFFICE:

DISTRICT one vacancy 4 year term

Nominations Received:

Peter Narducci                              Karmvir Singh

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Local Government Statewide Elections are held every two years.  The next election is on 19 October 2021.

For further information or to enrol or update your enrolment please go to the Electoral Commission website.

If you own property in multiple Councils (including the Shire of Pingelly) please make sure you are registered with the Shire so you are able to vote in elections. 

Please note you are NOT automatically added to the Electoral Roll when you purchase property, you must contact the Shire to be added.

For further information contact our Senior Finance Officer on (08) 9887 1066.

To be eligible to vote at local government elections you must also be registered on the State Electoral Roll for the Legislative Assembly or the House of Representatives Roll - Australian Government Electoral Roll as per sections 4.29 and 4.30 of the Act.

Enrolling to Vote and Owner Occupier Information

Fact sheets on standing for Council:

An Introduction to Local Government

The role of a Council Member

Council Members Responsibilities and Rights

Nominating to be a Council Member

Rights and Obligations in Campaigning

Running an Election Campaign

Conduct of Local Government Elections

What Happens When You Become A Council Member

Electoral Gifts and Crowdfunding