Call for Nominations: Local Government Extraordinary Elections

Published on 23 October 2018
Category: Public Notice

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXTRAORDINARY ELECTION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
NORTH WARD

A local government extraordinary election will be held on Friday, 14 December 2018 in the City of Kalamunda to fill the following vacancy:

North Ward | 1 Councillor |  Term to expire: 19 October 2019

NOMINATIONS OPEN on Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE at 4.00pm on Wednesday, 7 November 2018.
Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer

  • at any time during the above period by arrangement; or
  • between 2.00pm and 4.00pm Wednesday, 7 November 2018 (close of nominations) at the City of Kalamunda, 2 Railway Road KALAMUNDA 6076.

NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS

Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:

  • a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. (This form is available from the Returning Officer or the Western Australian Electoral Commission);
  • a single A4 page profile containing not more than 150 words of information about the candidate;
  • a nomination deposit of $80 (cash, bank cheque or postal order); and
  • a recent passport-sized photograph (optional).

The Commission has developed an online system called Nomination Builder to assist candidates to complete their nomination form which includes the candidate profile. This is the preferred method of completing the nomination form and profile for elections conducted by the Commission. Candidates complete their nomination details and profile, print the completed form which has a reference number allocated and lodge it with the Returning Officer. The nomination builder can be accessed at www.elections.wa.gov.au

Where an agent lodges a nomination on a candidate’s behalf, it must be in the prescribed form with a written authorisation signed by the candidate.

The documents may be hand delivered, posted or faxed to the Returning Officer and must be received by the close of nominations.

INFORMATION

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates can be obtained by contacting the Returning Officer on 9214 0429 or Mobile 0428 284 746 or the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 13 63 06.

Karen Meikle
RETURNING OFFICER

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