Find out about the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder elections, which are held every 2 years. The last one was on 17 October 2015, and the next one is scheduled for October 2017.
Local government elections, including the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, are held every 2 years.
12 Councillors and the Mayor are elected for overlapping 4-year terms, with 6 Councillors elected every 2 years and the Mayor every 4 years. This is to ensure good governance, as the Councillors who remain in their seats provide continuity for residents and rate payers.
The Mayor is elected by a City-wide popular vote and the Deputy Mayor is elected by Council.
Elections for the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder were first held in 1997, following the passing of the Local Government Act 1995, when 12 Councillors were elected—6 for 2-year terms and 6 for 4-year terms.
The current Council of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is composed of :
- Mayor John Bowler (term ending 2019)
- Deputy Mayor Allan Pendal (term ending 2017)
- Councillor Deborah Botica (term ending 2017)
- Councillor Lisa Malicky (term ending 2019)
- Councillor Laurie Ayers (term ending 2017)
- Councillor Mandy Reidy (term ending 2019)
- Councillor Gary Brown (term ending 2017)
- Councillor Suzie Williams (term ending 2019)
- Councillor Glenn Wilson (term ending 2019)
- Councillor Natalie Coxon (term ending 2019)
- Councillor Pam O'Donnell (term ending 2017)
- Vacant (term ending 2019)
- Vacant (term ending 2017)
The recent Local Government Elections were conducted by a postal vote and results declared on Saturday 17 October 2015. A full list of the results can be accessed here.