The Coorong District Council is currently reviewing how their members are elected. As part of this review, the Council has proposed to change the principal member of the Council to an elected Mayor instead of an appointed Chairperson.

In October 2021, all enrolled voters in the Coorong District Council will receive a voting pack in the post. Voters will be asked to choose if they support changing the principal member of the Council to an elected Mayor instead of an appointed Chairperson.

This poll is being conducted by Electoral Commission SA on behalf of the Council. For more information visit the Coorong District Council website (external link).

Timetable

EventDate
Roll close 5pm Tuesday 31 August 2021
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Wednesday 6 October to Tuesday 12 October 2021
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Tuesday 26 October 2021
Scrutiny and count To be advised

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closes at 5pm on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

You can check if you are on the state electoral roll online on the Australian Electoral Commission's website (external link). If you do not appear on the roll and are an Australian citizen aged 18 or over you should enrol immediately via the Australian Electoral Commission website (external link).

If you are not eligible to enrol on the state electoral roll you may still be entitled to enrol to vote if you own or occupy a property or are a resident non-Australian citizen. Contact the Council to find out how on 1300 785 277 or visit the Coorong District Council (external link).

The poll will be conducted entirely by post with the return of ballot material to reach the Returning Officer no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 26 October 2021.