Local Government Elections

Local government elections play an important role in Western Australia's democratic system. Ordinary local government elections are held on the third Saturday in October every two years. The last local government elections were held in October 2021. The next ordinary local government election will be held on 21 October 2023.

About the Election

The President and Councillors are elected for four year terms, with half of the Councillor’s terms concluding at each biennial election. Local Government Elections play an important role in our democratic system and provide an excellent way to get involved in your community.
The President and Deputy President roles come up for re-election every two years. Once the Councillors have been voted in after the election, Council will nominate and vote on the President and Deputy President roles in house.

Results of Election 2023 

At the close of Election at 6.00pm on Saturday, 21 October 2023, declared Sunday 22 October 2023, the results are as follows:

Election Type Name of Person Term Expires
District Robert Trepp 16 October 2027
District Jason Sewell 16 October 2027
District Adam Metcalf 16 October 2027

The LG19B results of Election for the Shire of Dowerin can be found HERE.

The successful candidates will be sworn in as Councillors at Council's November 2023 meeting.

Electoral Gift Register

For an up-to-date copy of the Electoral Gift Register, in accordance with Regulation 30G(6) of the Local Government (Elections) Regulations 1996 CLICK HERE.