Northern Areas Council Yackamoorundie Ward

Supplementary elections

A supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy for Yackamoorundie Ward. The timetable for this election is available below. For more information, visit the Council's website:

 Northern Areas Council (external link)

Timetable

Event Date 
Roll close 5pm on Monday 17 December 2018
Opening of nominations Thursday 17 January 2019
Nominations close 12 noon on Thursday 31 January 2019
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 12 February 2019 to Monday 18 February 2019
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon on Monday 4 March 2019

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closed at 5pm on Monday 17 December 2018.

Nominations

Nominations to be a candidate for election as a member of the Northern Areas Council will be received between Thursday 17 January 2019 and 12 noon 12 noon on Thursday 31 January 2019. Candidates may submit a profile of not more than 150 words with their nomination form and may also provide a photograph, predominantly head and shoulders, taken within the previous 12 months.

Nomination kits are available from the Council offices (external link):

Council Office, 94 Ayer Street, Jamestown
Gladstone Office, 14 Fifth Street, Gladstone

A briefing session for intending candidates was held at 7pm on Wednesday 16 January 2019 at the Council Office, 94 Ayr Street, Jamestown.

Postal voting

The election will be conducted by post. Ballot papers and pre-paid envelopes for each voting entitlement will be posted between Tuesday 12 February 2019 and Monday 18 February 2019 to every person, or designated person of a body corporate or group listed on the council voters roll at roll close on Monday 17 December 2018. Voting is voluntary.

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.


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