Local Government Elections

Local government ordinary elections are held on the third Saturday in October every two years.

The next local government ordinary election is scheduled to be held in October 2019 with Councillors elected for a four year term. Five Councillor positions will become vacant.

If you are considering nominating to become a Councillor for the Shire of Merredin, there are a number of excellent resources available online to assist in informing you. See as follows: 

WA Electoral Commission - https://www.elections.wa.gov.au/elections/local

Department of Local Government - https://www.dlgc.wa.gov.au/AdviceSupport/Pages/Local-government-elections.aspx 

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