Make sure you are eligible to vote
WITH electoral rolls for the October local government elections closing on August 28, the State Electoral Commission has reminded all Western Australians to check their enrolment is up to date.
Following recent changes to Commonwealth legislation, people who have recently turned 18 or who may have changed address can have their Federal enrolment details updated for them automatically. Check enrolment details are up to date by visiting www.elections.wa.gov.au or by contacting the commission’s call centre on 13 63 06. Nominations for the October elections will open on Thursday, September 3 and close on Thursday, September 10 at 4pm.
You cannot vote or stand as a candidate if you are not on the roll.
Rolls will close at 5pm on Friday, August 28. Visit www.elections.wa.gov.au.