Council election complaints

Any person or organisation may make a complaint about an electoral offence under the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 External link.

The complaint must:

  • be in writing, and
  • establish the facts, and
  • provide evidence of the alleged electoral offence.

For more information on lodging a complaint, please refer to the complaints protocol for Council elections (PDF 116 kB) form.



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