Local Government Elections

The Town of East Fremantle elections are held every two years, on the third Saturday in October.
Councillors are elected for four year terms.  To view the current list of Town of East Fremantle elected members and their term, click here.
The Town’s 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 Town of East Fremantle 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 to the Town by 6.00pm on Election Day.
The count commences at 6.00pm that same day and the results are normally available later that evening.  Voting in local government election is not compulsory.
For further information please contact the Town of East Fremantle on (08) 9339 9339 via telephone or email admin@eastfremantle.wa.gov.au

Key Dates

Activity

Date

Electoral Commissioner to appoint Returning Officer of the Town of East Fremantle for the election.

12 August 2017

Electoral Roll Closes 5.00 pm

1 September 2017

Nominations Open

First day for candidates to lodge completed nomination paper, in the prescribed form, with the Returning Officer.

7 September 2017

Close of Nominations 4.00 pm

14 September 2017

Election Day Close of poll 6.00 pm

21 October 2017

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