22-01 Local Government Extraordinary Election Call For Nominations

Local Government Extraordinary Election Call For Nominations

22-01 Local Government Extraordinary Election Call For Nominations A local government extraordinary election will be held on Friday, 13 March 2020 in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder to fill the following vacancy:
District
1 Councillor
Term to expire: 21 October 2023

NOMINATIONS OPEN on Wednesday, 29 January 2020.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE at 4.00pm on Wednesday, 5 February 2020.
Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer
 at any time during the above period by arrangement; or
 between 2.00pm and 4.00pm Wednesday, 5 February 2020 (close of nominations) at
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, 577 Hannan Street, KALGOORLIE 6430.

NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS
Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:
 a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. (This form is available from the
Returning Officer or the Western Australian Electoral Commission);
 a single A4 page profile containing not more than 150 words of information about the candidate;
 a nomination deposit of $80 (cash, bank cheque or postal order);
 a recent passport-sized photograph (optional): and
 every candidate must complete the online candidate induction module available at www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au

The Commission has developed an online system called Nomination Builder to assist candidates to
complete their nomination form which includes the candidate profile. This is the preferred method of
completing the nomination form and profile for elections conducted by the Commission. Candidates
complete their nomination details and profile, print the completed form which has a reference number
allocated and lodge it with the Returning Officer. The nomination builder can be accessed at
www.elections.wa.gov.au

Where an agent lodges a nomination on a candidate’s behalf, it must be in the prescribed form with a written
authorisation signed by the candidate.
The documents may be hand delivered or posted to the Returning Officer and must be received by the close
of nominations.

INFORMATION
Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates can be obtained by
contacting the Returning Officer on 0408 211 307 or the Western Australian Electoral Commission on
13 63 06.

David Roberts
RETURNING OFFICER