Call for Nominations (Local Government Elections)

Posted on: Friday, 15 September 2017 at 1:55:06 PM

Local Government Elections

21st October, 2017


Nominations Close 4PM Thursday 14th September, 2017

Nominations are called for the following Local Government Elections, to be held on Saturday 21st October, 2017 to fill vacancies on the Shire of Leonora Council.

Nomination Time and Place

  • Nominations for all vacancies open on Thursday, 7th September, 2017
  • Nominations must be lodged by 4pm, Thursday, 14th September, 2017

Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer at any time during the above period at the offices of the Shire of Leonora.

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 Shire of Leonora Office.
  • A single A4 page profile containing not more than 150 words of biographical information about the proposed candidate and statements of the candidate’s policies or beliefs.
  • A nomination deposit of $80.00 (cash, or postal order, or bank cheque subject to Returning Officer approval).
  • A recent passport-sized photograph (optional).

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, posted or faxed to the Returning Officer and must be received by the close of nominations.

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates in the elections listed below can be obtained by contacting the Shire of Leonora. 

*As there are multiple vacancies for varying terms within the Shire of Leonora, the candidates term of office will be determined by the election.

 Election Details

Shire of Leonora
Lot 16 Tower Street
PO Box 56
Leonora WA 6438

Returning Officer: Jim Epis

District - Four Vacancies / Four Year Terms

District - One Vacancy / Two Year Term*

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