EDWARD RIVER COUNCIL ELECTION Saturday, 9th September 2017 Election of 9 Councillors
You need to be enrolled to vote for the council where you live To check your enrolment details visit our website or call us. If you are not on the roll in NSW or your current enrolment details are not correct you may be eligible to enrol or up-date your details when you vote early or on election day. To newly enrol, or up-date your details on the spot, just bring your NSW photo driver licence or NSW Photo Card showing your current address, and be ready to provide Australian citizenship details if you were born overseas.
Voting on election day
Voting will take place on Saturday, 9th September 2017 between the hours of 8am and 6pm. On election day you must vote at a polling place for your council, or your ward if your council is divided. There is no absent voting at local government (council) elections. To check your enrolment details visit our website or call us.
A list of polling places for your council or ward is available by visiting our website or calling us.
Voting before election day
Postal Voting and Pre-Poll Voting You may be entitled to a postal or pre-poll vote. For details visit our website or call us. Voting early in person Pre-poll voting begins on Monday, 28th August 2017 and ends at 6pm Friday, 8th September 2017. You can vote in person at the following location(s). Not all pre-poll venues are open for the whole pre-poll voting period. For specific operating dates and times of each pre-poll venue visit our website or call us.
Edward River Returning Officer’s Office Deniliquin Multi-Arts Centre, 58 Cressy Street, Deniliquin NSW 2710 You can also vote early, and on election day, at Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Marconi Room (entry from Druitt Street) from Monday, 28 August 2017. For more details visit our website or call us.
Voting by Post
You can apply online for a postal vote from www.votensw.info or by calling 1300 135 736. Your application must be completed and received by the NSW Electoral Commission no later than 5pm Monday, 4th September 2017.
Voting is compulsory
Voting is compulsory for all electors where elections are being held. The penalty for not voting is $55.
A full list of candidates for your council or ward is available by visiting our website or calling us.
CANDIDATE INFORMATION SHEETS
Each candidate’s information sheet is available for viewing on our website or at the Returning Officer’s office. Information: www.votensw.info or 1300 135 736
For enquiries in languages other than English call our interpreting service 13 14 50 For hearing and speech impaired enquiries, call us via the National Relay Service on 13 36 77