Local council elections near
LOCAL residents will be receiving their postal voting packages soon as nominations for the next term of councillors and mayors closed on Thursday.
Nearly 1.5 million WA residents and owners or occupiers of ratable property are eligible to vote, an increase of 2.5 per cent from the last ordinary elections in 2013 when 1.46 million electors were on the roll.
Postal votes must be returned by October 17. The candidates running for Mayor in your local area are listed below.
City of South Perth: Ashley Buckle; Sue Doherty; Sharron Hawkins-Zeeb.
Town of Victoria Park: Paul Dellacqua; Julian Jacobs; Trevor Vaughan; John Bissett; Steve Mavrigiannakis; Brian Oliver.
City of Belmont: Councillors elect the Belmont mayor.