Election Information

Shire of Peppermint Grove ~ Local Government Ordinary Council Elections 

The Shire of Peppermint Grove elections are held every two years on the third Saturday in October, the next to be held on the 21 October 2017 for four Elected Member vacancies.

The 2017 Election Timetable details key dates leading up to the Election.


ROLL CLOSE: 5PM Friday, 1 September 2017

The Elections are conducted as postal elections by the Western Australian Electoral Commission. The Commission appoints a Returning Officer who oversees the elections which includes taking candidate nominations and supervising the count on election night.

Election packages are posted to all electors on the Shire of Peppermint Grove roll approximately three weeks before election day. Every person enrolled on the electoral roll will be issued a ballot by mail and invited to complete the ballot and return it to the Shire by 6.00pm on the Election Day. 

WEBINAR for Prospective Elected Members

Ever thought about nominating to become a Councillor, but you aren’t sure if the role is for you? Then be sure to register for this free webinar to have all your questions answered.

Topics will include:

·       an overview of Local Government

·         the Roles and Responsibilities of Council and Council Members

·         behavioural expectations of Elected Members

·         an overview of the skills required to be a successful Councillor, and

·         impacts on Home Life

The target audience for this webinar is anyone who is thinking about nominating for Local Government election.

Like all of WALGA’s webinars you will have an opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A Session at the end of the presentation.

Date: Thursday, 17 August

Time: 5:00pm – 5:45pm (including presentation and Q&A session)

Be quick to register as places will fill fast.

To register for this free webinar please Click Here