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Welcome to the Shire of MERREDIN

Local Government Elections

Under the Local Government Act 1995 (Act), Ordinary local elections are held every two years on the third Saturday in October. Council members are elected for a term of four years.

Further information regarding local government elections can be found at the following websites:

WA Electoral Commission

Department of Local Government

Returning Officer

Name: Wendy Porter
Email: lgro_mer@elections.wa.gov.au
Number: 0437 857 408


Local Government Ordinary Postal Election 

The next Ordinary elections will be held on 16 October 2021. The Shire of Merredin local election will be conducted by postal vote.

Election Notice

Local Government Election Nominees

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 16 October 2021 in the Shire of Merredin to fill the following vacancies:

District

4 Councillors

4 Year Terms

Romolo Patroni

Roy Butler

Julie Flockart 

Megan Simmonds

Lesley Watson

Michelle Cheeseman

Donna Crook


Nominating to be a Council Member

Nominations to be a council member are open 2 – 9 September 2021.

Call for Nominations

All candidates are to complete an online induction prior to nominating.

For those interested in nominating to be a Councillor, an information session will be held 6pm, Monday 23 August 2021, at the Shire of Merredin Administration Building.

Further details for candidates interested in nominating for council can be found at the following link:

Nominating to be a Council Member