City of Mitcham

Supplementary elections

Supplementary elections may occur when a position becomes vacant within a Council. A vacancy can occur due to death, illness, resignation, or any other circumstances outlined in section 54(1) of the Local Government Act 1999 External link.

Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Gault Ward. The timetable for this election is available below. For more information, visit the Council's website:

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Event Date 
Roll close 5.00pm on Thursday 31 August 2017
Opening of nominations Thursday 28 September 2017
Nominations close 12 noon on Thursday 12 October 2017
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 24 October 2017 to Monday 30 October 2017
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon Monday 13 November 2017

Final results

The results for the supplementary election of a Councillor for Gault Ward in the City of Mitcham are now available. The provisional declaration for the election was made at 3.49pm Monday 13 November 2017.

Final Results, City of Mitcham, Gault Ward, 13 November 2017 (PDF 34 kB)

Campaign Donations Return

All candidates must forward a Campaign Donations Return to the Council Chief Executive Officer within 30 days after the conclusion of the election.