2019 elections

Local Government Elections will be held on Saturday 19 October 2019.

This year, for the first time, electors will be given the chance to vote for their Mayor in addition to their ward elected member.

Key dates

Friday30 August 2019Close of rolls - 5.00pm
Thursday5 September 2019Nominations open
Thursday12 September 2019Close of nominations - 4.00pm
Saturday19 October 2019Election day - close of poll 6.00pm




Hamersley ward vacancy

Following the passing of Councillor Andrew Guilfoyle, the City is now required to fill the vacant position in the Hamersley Ward.

At its meeting held 12 March 2019, Council resolved to defer filling the vacancy until the ordinary elections which will be held on 19 October 2019.

All vacancies, including the office of the Mayor will be filled at this election.