Elections

Local government ordinary elections are held every two years on the third Saturday in October. The next local government elections will take place on Saturday 16 October 2021 to fill the following vacancies:

Como Ward - 1 Councillor 4 year term

Mill Point Ward - 1 Councillor 4 year term

Moresby Ward - 1 Councillor 4 year term

Manning Ward - Blake D'Souza was elected unopposed for a 4 year term

To be eligible to vote in the 2021 elections, or to nominate for Council, it was necessary to have registered on the electoral roll as a resident or on the City of South Perth Non-Resident Owners and Occupiers Roll by Friday 27 August 2021.

  Key Dates
Electoral roll closeFriday 27 August 2021
Nominations openedThursday 2 September 2021
Nominations closed4pm, Thursday 9 September 2021
Polls close6pm, Saturday 16 October 2021
Election daySaturday 16 October 2021

Returning Officer

Fiona Bentley

0437 844 970

LGro_sou@elections.wa.gov.au

For further information about elections, visit the Western Australian Electoral Commission website.

2021 Election News

News Listings

September 2021

Local Government Ordinary Election Notice

Public Notice 15 September 2021

The City of South Perth is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 16 October 2021 to fill vacancies in the offices of Councillors as listed.

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Blake D’Souza elected unopposed to Manning Ward

News Update 13 September 2021

Blake D’Souza has been elected unopposed to the Manning Ward for a 4 year term.

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Get to know your 2021 election candidates

News Update 10 September 2021

Candidate nominations are now open for the 16 October 2021 local government elections. You can view candidate information here.

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August 2021

Local Government Ordinary Election Call for Nominations

Public Notice 23 August 2021

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 16 October 2021 in the City of South Perth.

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Vote

Local government election 2021 - close of enrolments

Public Notice 11 August 2021

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government elections on 16 October 2021. Enrolments close 5pm, Friday 27 August 2021.

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Becoming a Local Government Councillor

News Update 6 August 2021

Information session encouraging people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) backgrounds to nominate for council.

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June 2021

Are you eligible to vote?

News Update 8 June 2021

The next local government elections will take place on Saturday 16 October 2021. To be eligible to vote or to nominate as a candidate, you must be registered on the electoral roll by Friday 27 August 2021.

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